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Google Tracking Mastercard Purchases

For the past year, Google and Mastercard had a “secret deal” allowing Google tracking of spending habits of two billion Mastercard card-holders.  Using Blur can protect you from tracking, online and off. The deal gives Google “an unprecedented asset for measuring retail spending”, as they  compete with sites like Amazon. Mastercards were used in roughly […]

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Why Chrome’s adBlocker doesn’t go far enough: A wolf in sheep’s clothing

Google has released its new Chrome ad blocker. Yes, that’s correct. Google has announced that beginning February 15th 2018, the Google Chrome browser will begin blocking some types of ads by default on some websites. While on the surface this sounds like Google is taking a stand for the consumer, trying to make the internet […]

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Using Abine Blur with Google Allo

This past week, Google debuted their new messaging app, Allo, to a mix of criticism and praise. While some feel that the company is right on target with this release, others find it strange that Google has elected to omit many features that people in 2016 have come to expect from their beloved messaging apps […]

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YouTube Change Could Make Video Views Less Private

There will soon be another reason to anonymize the searches you run on Google – all due due to a relatively minor change in the way YouTube makes money.

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Search Privately With Google – Use Blur Private Search!

No matter what search engine you use, search providers know a whole lot about you. That’s the very foundation of their business. Even if you’re blocking trackers with Blur, there’s a good chance that Google has created an extensive demographic profile based on your search behavior. (If you are logged in to your Google Account, you can click […]

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