Taking back ownership of your data is rough. I’ve been trying to de-Google my life for almost a year, and I still haven’t mastered it. I still need my Google account and Gmail address to use my Android phone. I still use Google maps.
Google announced in a blog post on Tuesday that it will start tracking us across all its services – Gmail, Search, YouTube, etc. – and that it will share data on our activity across all of them. They dressed up the news in a typically cutesy video: Google says it’s condensing its 60+ privacy settings […]