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New privacy concerns for you and your computer to this morning a Wall Street Journal investigation finds that gogel.
And others can keep tabs on you even if you're security settings are are on an active.
I'll -- and goes on the stories that are.
Moore who does this -- and what more do we know about all this -- good morning.
-- good morning bill all what we know is that Google has been bypassing.
The privacy settings on apple iphones and Mac computers if you're using the safari web browser obviously -- very popular web browser according to the Wall Street Journal.
Google's code that keeps you logged in.
Has been allowing other web sites to seek information about you.
Even though your privacy settings specifically tell apple you -- this type of tracking disabled.
When notified about the issue Google told the Wall Street Journal that they immediately disable the code and issued this statement to Fox News quote.
We used known safari functionality to provide features that signed in Google users had enabled.
It's important to stress that these advertising cookies do not collect personal information.
-- of people think about Google as a search engine but in reality Google is one of the biggest online advertising firms -- what can people do to avoid being -- -- -- -- right now there's not much you can do about what's going on our tech editors here at fox say if you are on a computer you can switch to a different web browser and get off safari.
If you are really concerned don't surf the Internet on your iPhone.
There are other online companies including vibrant media using this work around codes so it's not just to Google thing.
Tech experts point out that apple was quick to install these do not track feature in it's iphones and devices and is not to blame here as we -- out more more of that about what web sites are doing a lot of consumers of course don't like or finding out if you wanna learn more about how to manage your settings are tech -- suggest going to the website.
DNT dot Mozilla dot org which have a lot of information on the do not track features that you can check.
Or can go back to the library that I just thought -- fat chance that it still that.
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