pI wanted to be able to use the GMail web interface on my work machine, but for a href=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filter_bubbleprivacy reasons/a, I prefer not to be logged into my Google Account on my main browser./p
pHere's how I make use of a a href=https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profile-manager-create-and-remove-firefox-profilessomewhat hidden Firefox feature/a to move GMail to a separate browser profile./p
h3 id=Creating_a_separate_profileCreating a separate profile/h3
pThe idea behing browser profiles is simple: each profile has separate history, settings, bookmarks, cookies,
privacy.txt is last weekends project. It’s a simple idea. I’m currently putting together a parser in PHP. I also want to see about implementing browser plugins for this as well. A little plugin that will sit and run in your browser and make a request for privacy.txt on a page it visits, and alerts you if the site has a privacy.txt file.
Normally the commentary is good over on Hacker News. However, a post I read today concerning Google changing it’s terms for API use caused a bunch of concerned posters to chime in with remarks about how it’s their data, and if they want to give that data to Facebook, Google shouldn’t stop them.
I have just deleted myself from the facebook. I decided it was time to get out while I still could. My reasons are many, and my regrets are few. I will not list all of the reasons for my decision, just a few that I think are important; and I will try not to go into too many boring details.