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‘Privacy by design’: Google to give people more power over their personal data | Google | The Guardian

‘Privacy by design’: Google to give people more power over their personal data | Google | The Guardian

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Google's attempted “privacy by design” rebrand "may conflict with its core business". Features launched include:

  • people can quickly delete the last 15 minutes of their search history
  • a photos folder locked with password protection
  • reminders on location tracking in Google Maps
  • improved password manager integrated into Chrome
  • keeping a history of which apps access the camera, microphone or location on Android.

Apparently Google's developing a “federated learning” model for targeting groups with specific interests, rather than individuals ... "heading off any potential future regulation... might even monetise privacy features (like a fee to remove ads"

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The above notes were curated from the full post www.theguardian.com/technology/2021/may/19/privacy-by-design-google-to-give-people-more-power-over-their-personal-data.

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