Google's data-storing feature fuels privacy fears

Monday, 23 April 2007, 12:27 AM EST

Facing worries about its tracking Web surfers' every move, Google is now offering a feature to track Web surfers' every move.

Its free Web History service is strictly voluntary Google users can sign up to have the Internet giant keep detailed records of every website they visit so they can easily find them again later. The feature is similar to that offered by Web browsers, except the data are stored on Google's servers instead of users' computers and there's no set time after which it is erased.

At the LA Times.

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