Disconnect your computer. Now!Submitted by entropypressStAt on Tue, 12/28/2010 - 21:55
A browser extension that stops major third parties and search engines from tracking the webpages you go to and searches you do
HERE IS A LINK TO THE STORY ABOUT THE EX-GOOGLE EMPLOYEE THAT DEVELOPED IT:
AND HERE IS THE LINK TO DISCONNECT DOWNLOAD
Kennish left Google in November to focus more on programs that empower people to take control of their privacy online.
"I had this holy-cow moment when I realized what was going on," Kennish said. "There's just so much unknown about what's being done with this data."
"I think there is a good reason to be concerned with it all and, frankly, to be fearful of it," he said.
Last week, he released a second browser extension, another tool for Google Chrome, called Disconnect. Once installed, the program blocks major internet companies, including Google, from installing cookies on -- and thus tracking -- a computer.