Letter Re: Privacy from Google's Prying Eyes

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2007

Hi
It may be an interest to readers who use the Firefox browser, there is an extension call "Track Me Not". [Here is a description I found on the web:] "TrackMeNot is a lightweight browser extension that helps protect web searchers from surveillance and data-profiling by search engines. It does so not by means of concealment or encryption (i.e. covering one's tracks), but instead, paradoxically, by the opposite strategy: noise and obfuscation. With TrackMeNot, actual web searches, lost in a cloud of false leads, are essentially hidden in plain view. User-installed TrackMeNot works with the Firefox Browser and popular search engines (AOL, Yahoo!, Google, and MSN) and requires no 3rd-party servers or services." Its better than a not-so- reliable proxy. - Martin


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