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Have You Restricted Your Google History?

The internet and search engine giant, Google, has proliferated the digital world such that it has become difficult to sidestep their persistent presence. Admittedly, we all continue to use google products packaged in different forms. From google chrome to maps and a plethora of other dependent and integrated apps, Google has become the giant David can no longer sling down. While other search providers such as Microsoft’s Bing, Yahoo, Yandex, or Baidu exist, Google is by far the most used search engine.  Google’s dominance is by no chance breaking news. By now, we all know that Google collects user data for different purposes including marketing and “improvement” of service delivery. The caveat is that most of us do not know that we can opt-out of wanton data collection and retention. while Google will continue to footprint our activities in many ways as aided by wide cross-platform outreach, doing what we can with what we have can certainly go a long way toward limiting data collecti