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No, Incognito mode won't keep your porn habits private. This will.

Jack Morse
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Your dumb privacy tricks aren't working. They still know what kind of porn you're watching. 

So concludes a not-so-surprising study, which determined that online pornography sites are loaded with various trackers that leak private details about their users to third parties. And no, the study authors take pains to insist, Google's Incognito mode won't keep your secrets. 

This latter point highlights broad confusion among the general public about what the Google Chrome feature actually does. Many people believe it renders their online browsing private, when in reality it just prevents Chrome from "[saving] your browsing history, cookies and site data, or information entered in forms."  Read more...

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