What Google knows about you and what to do about it

Everyone says that Google is spying on us, don't use Chrome, etc. What does Google really know?

Here is a short list of links where you can see what Google knows about you, and what you can do about it.


See also https://www.google.com/settings/accounthistory

where you can delete your search history and disable the collection.

To disable the tracking that almost all websites do, install Ghostery and/or Privacy Badger
To block ads, install AdBlock Plus

Then make sure you enable ads for the SFN site, so that we can continue to enjoy this fabulous website!

What is the point? Every server is 'spied on' by intelligence services anyway. What else is Edward Snowden's stuff about? There is nothing safe on the WWW. If you have doubts, don't put anything 'compromising' up.