Franz Laage

2023 / Sep 08 / 09:13 CEST

What consumers can expect from Microsoft and Google beautifully summarized in two Hacker News comments. Context is an “ad privacy” (what a contradiction!) toggle within Chrome: “Does Google do the scummy thing where these toggles get reset to default after an update?”, reply: “No, this is mainly Microsoft's domain. Google's thing is boiling the frog under the hood.” [1]. The discussion happened below this post describing how Chrome starts to directly track users. It’ll share a list of your “topics” with advertisers. I remember a huge uproar when they announced FLoC, they let that the attention cool down and basically turned it on.

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