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Re: Re: The Spirit of Free Software, or The Reality

 > On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 03:51:42AM +0200, Bas Wijnen wrote:
 > > On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 01:06:28AM +0200, Jakub Wilk wrote:
 > > > POST 
 > > > + a few dozens of GET requests to https://safebrowsing.google.com/
 > > >
 > > > So nothing serious here. It's just casually violating your privacy.
 > >
 > > I disagree that the safebrowsing part is not serious, especially 
 > > that it continues to send a message there on every new page you 
visit.  Best
 > > case the only thing that happens is that Google checks that you 
aren't visiting
 > > a dangerous site.  But really?  Does anyone believe that Google 
does not store
 > > this data to monitor browsing habits?
 > FUD is easy. How about documenting yourself on how Safe browsing
 > actually works? Hint: urls are _never_ sent to Google. The worst thing
 > that Google can know is that the _hash_ of /some/ url you went to, 
has the
 > first n bits matching the first n bits of the hash of one (or multiple)
 > of the known malware of phishing urls. Nothing more.

Yeah, it's not like google would have a giant scanning tool that 
downloads the content, processes, parses, classifies every web page out 
Google will of course never ever generate and store in one of their 
databases a hash of the url of each page they process. No, never ever 
they will do that.
Also, google will never ever store your requests. They never store 
anything for tra(ffi)cking.



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