“You may find yourself squirming when you realise Google never forgets what you’ve been typing into its search engine over the years, but, at least afterwards, you’ll be able to do something about it,” Graham Cluley reports for Intego.
“First things first, take a deep breath and visit: https://history.google.com/history/,” Cluley reports. “In the case of the anonymous guinea pig who graciously allowed me to screen capture their web searching history, I would have been able to trawl back through over five years worth of web searches, learning about their medical complaints, old school friends they were curious about/stalking, and perhaps even their taste in porn.”
“Chances are that the archived history of past searches you have undertaken runs for many, many pages, so the first thing you may wish to do is to download it — so you can have a permanent record of just how carefree you have been with your Googling,” Cluley reports. “Of course, what you may very well like to do is copy me, by not only deleting the search history that Google stores on its servers, and also prevent future searches from being saved.”
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MacDailyNews Take: If your Google search history isn’t blocked, block it!