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Google Judge Disturbed That ‘Incognito’ Users Are Tracked (1)

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Feb. 26, 2021, 2:58 PM

When Google users browse in “Incognito” mode, just how hidden is their activity?

The Alphabet Inc. unit says activating the stealth mode in Chrome, or “private browsing” in other browsers, means the company won’t “remember your activity.” But a judge with a history of taking Silicon Valley giants to task about their data collection raised doubts Thursday about whether Google is being as forthright as it needs to be about the personal information it’s collecting from users.

At a hearing Thursday in San Jose, California, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh said she’s “disturbed” by Google’s data collection practices as described…

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