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[liberationtech] Google keeps the chat history even you enabled the OTR

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at
Mon May 12 06:12:06 PDT 2014

carlo von lynX <lynX at> wrote:

> On Thu, May 08, 2014 at 08:15:04AM -0500, Anthony Papillion wrote:
> > The bottom line is that, bug or not, privacy conscious people need to
> > simply stay away from Google. And I don't mean just Google Search or
> > Chat. I mean /all/ of Google, Everything they offer.
> AFAICT that's not enough. You need to make sure the cookies
> are grilled because every single googleapisomething using
> scripts, fonts etc from the google cdn may like to fingerprint
> you as you pick the stuff up. even if you grill the cookies
> your combination of browser, ip, screen resolution etc is
> enough. so either you filter google domains entirely, or you
> use tor combined with a cookie filter. btw, does anyone have
> suitable privoxy filters? i tried to write some radical
> reject-all-google-domains rules, but they don't work. not
> only are all browsers p0wned by google, even privoxy is..  ;-D

Please have a look at:

From your description it's unclear to me what you did,
what you expected Privoxy to do and what Privoxy actually

A definition of "p0wned by google" would be great, too.


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