Interesting Chrome article/rumor


ddiehl

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I was reading an article about Chrome alternatives on Android Central and thought this was interesting - in bold.

Google knows you. It saves your browser histories, keeps tabs on your YouTube preferences, and if you have a mobile device, Google is able to ping it. Chrome sends this information to its partners who then reach out to you with targeted ads. Couple that with the anticipation that soon Chrome will no longer support popup blockers and other privacy extensions to stop this much tracking and it may be time to part ways with this browser. Here are a few alternatives to Chrome to try out.

I did a cursory search and found nothing else mentioning this..

Thoughts?
 

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Nuthin new under the sun! Google's been harvesting vital information since it's inception!

Plenty of alternatives but they all do the same thing! Only way to generate revenues these days!
 

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Edge Chromium does far less of that stuff than Chrome does and I personally think it's faster as well.
 

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I've been playing around with Brave. Gotta say it blocks a lotta ads without having to install any adblocking extension. It really looks a lot like Chrome to me, which I never was too fond of. It's not nearly as customizable though. Like Edge, Brave will accept Chrome themes and extensions. I'm so used to Firefox, it's hard to use something new.
 

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