Google Chrome is what we all use for browsing all the things pretty much. Google has conquered the world by their charmed services and apps which also makes easy life for its users. But honoring the users privacy in 2016 Google Chrome introduced the incognito mode of the Chrome Web browser in order to let users brows privately without been traced or followed by your IT guy in the office or letting you do some quirky search at home.
But, recently Google has been accused of tracking and collecting data facing in a 5$ billion law suit. They implement that Incognito mode is an alleged mode of invading privacy and this class action most likely filing this complaint in behalf of millions of google users. The complaint was made through a partner in Bodies Schiller Flexner law firm in Northern California , states that Google’s unlawful and intentional interception and collection of confidential communication without users consent.
Adding further in to the complaint they said even though Google’s incognito mode says it will not save browsing data it still saves your browsing history and online activities by using Google analytics and Google ads manager tools, and Google sign in buttons. Although Google makes it clear that website will still be able to record your activities and visits as well as employers, schools and broadband companies. While many Google users assumes that they are safely browsing in the incognito mode, Google says this is not the case , they denied the complain by saying they were upfront about the data collection in this mode.
However the complain party says google cannot continue to engage in the covert and unauthorized data collection virtually from every American who owns a laptop of mobile device. With all this aside Google’s spokesman Jose Castaneda denies all the charges against Google by mentioning
“as we clearly state each time you open a new incognito tab, websites might be able to collect information about your browsing activity__” he said to BBCGoogle Spokeman | Jose Castaneda to BBC