John-Thomas Richards jtr at jrichards.org
Mon Sep 10 14:52:02 EDT 2012

On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 01:44:46PM -0500, L. V. Lammert wrote:
> At 01:36 PM 9/10/2012, Richard Nienhuis wrote:
> >I'm pretty sure Comcast will sell whatever they think they can
> >make a profit on.  I'm a more willing to believe that google will
> >have a decent system to anonymize the data they collect.
> Well, .. there some simple ways to reduce the level Google can snoop:
>         * FF/NoScript (block all Google JS - *ESPECIALLY* google-analytics)
>         * Use FF Private Browsing Mode by default
>         * Use ssh/ssl for as many connections as possible
>         * Be *SURE* Google JS and cookies are turned off when using
> Google search engines
> Otherwise, Google owns your browsing history.

If Google controls the pipe most of the above become moot.
If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap whence everyone must
take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own
and depart.
Socrates (469?-399 B.C.)

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