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Google's Privacy Sandbox, which aspires to provide privacy-preserving ad targeting and analytics, still isn't sufficiently private. According to a draft report from the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), obtained by the Wall Street Journal, the technology leaves gaps that can be exploited to deny privacy and track …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    It is perfectly private

    It's all between you and Google. No one else will ever know anything about it.

    Well, no one but Google and the 13 million companies to which it sells its data . . .

    1. Version 1.0 Silver badge

      Re: It is perfectly private

      I just AI searched on Google for your name Pascal Monett and saw the result: "Paschal is the top provider of heating and air services in Monett, MO, as well as plumbing and electrical services."

      So I guess AI stupidity is helping your privacy.

  2. hoola Silver badge


    Bluntly any corporation like Google that has a fundamental business model of collecting and monetarising user's data cannot be trusted.

    The sad facts are that 99% of users do not care and just accept any cookies, legitimate interest the lot.

    The latter really annoys me as the default is enabled but is blank unless "Object" or "Withdraw consent" so it is even less clear that you are accepting hundreds of dubious cookies with very long lifetimes that are doing nothing more than scraping data to then make money.

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