Google to update Incognito disclaimer, confirming it tracks user activity

17/01/2024 | Gizmondo

Google's Chrome browser is preparing to update a warning in its Incognito mode. The change was first spotted on Canary, a version of Chrome used by developers. The updated disclaimer confirms that while others who use your device won't see your activity, websites and services, including Google, will still collect your data. Although the change has yet to hit the latest version of Chrome, it's expected to come soon. The disclaimer also explains that downloads, bookmarks, and reading list items will still be saved. The development follows news in December 2023 that Google had agreed to settle a $5 billion Incognito mode tracking lawsuit.

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