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Chrome is spyware, not surprised

Old 06-21-2019, 02:34 PM
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Old 06-21-2019, 02:54 PM
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Your cellphone is spyware. Alexa is spyware. Facebook is spyware. Everything is spyware.

Welcome to the Brave New World where your usage data is more important than you.
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Old 06-21-2019, 03:15 PM
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Yeah, remember when you could actually remove a battery from a cell phone. Also, when did google acquire NEST? Evidently they want to watch me mow the lawn and hit golf balls.
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Evidently they want to watch me mow the lawn and hit golf balls.
Well, you know they just want to help you improve your swing!
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Originally Posted by Dulcecita Lures View Post
Your cellphone is spyware. Alexa is spyware. Facebook is spyware. Everything is spyware.

Welcome to the Brave New World where your usage data is more important than you.
This is completely correct. Your credit card is spyware. Everyone gets all information when you use your credit card.
I, like a million others, have been hacked because I was a Federal employee, and a tax payer of South Carolina.

If you want privacy, change your name and go all cash or barter. Don't use anything electronic. Have a good life!!!
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Old 06-21-2019, 04:02 PM
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Here’s what is done..... IMHO they ALL spy in one way or another. If one develops public trust over another, it will become the newest target of those wishing to spy. Ensuing dollars arrive and the cycle continues.....

Until it becomes illegal with liability, there will be no safe spaces.
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Originally Posted by GulfC View Post
Here’s what is done..... IMHO they ALL spy in one way or another. If one develops public trust over another, it will become the newest target of those wishing to spy. Ensuing dollars arrive and the cycle continues.....

Until it becomes illegal with liability, there will be no safe spaces.
Never will be illegal with liability, the government loves it more than google does.
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THT is... oh, never mind.
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Moved to Apple MacBooks years ago. Using Safari and no issues with Spyware....
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Moved to Apple MacBooks years ago. Using Safari and no issues with Spyware....
Keep telling yourself that.
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Moved to Apple MacBooks years ago. Using Safari and no issues with Spyware....
I guess it's not "spyware" if you voluntarily pay extra for it.

Don't worry... Apple has no idea what you're doing with your MacBook.
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Big Brother has always been watching as much as they could.. With today's technology there are no limits..
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If you are on the internet you are being tracked. You can use 1.1.1.1. as your dns for less isp tracking and use tor but it can still be beaten. VPNs still come out somewhere.
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yeah, remember when you could actually remove a battery from a cell phone. Also, when did google acquire nest? Evidently they want to watch me mow the lawn and hit golf balls.
2014
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Moved to Apple MacBooks years ago. Using Safari and no issues with Spyware....


One of the funniest things I've read this month!!
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Fire Fox is all Ive used since i read about it on here years ago.
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Y'all know the Firefox revenue model? % share from users via Google ad revenue. Just sayin.

Check out Brave if you want a more secure browser.
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