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Wed, 28 Feb 2018 08:17:07 +0000
Mike Gerwitz transcribed 1.6K bytes:
> On Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 19:18:39 +0100, Marius Bakke wrote:
> > Now, when launching the browser for the first time, it *still* connects
> > to Google services. After a while it also does a lookup for AdWords...
> Do you know what code initiates this? Would it be easy to remove, and
> would that harm other functionality?
> Saying that it only runs the first time implies to me that there's a
> flag, and that perhaps the flag can either be permanently set or the
> conditional triggering this behavior removed.
> Mike Gerwitz
> Free Software Hacker+Activist | GNU Maintainer & Volunteer
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Could this be a connectivity check?
switch "--connectivity-check-url" exists:
and there might be a flag here: chrome://flags/
We can also creatre our own settings file as suggested in
Someone else suggested this file:
Adwords query might really be rlz, but I'm just guessing for now. Post from
> When we released a new stable version of Google Chrome last March, we tried
> to improve the transparency and privacy options of Google Chrome. One area
> where ve seen a lot of interest and questions is the RLZ library that is
> built into Google Chrome. RLZ gives us the ability to accurately measure the
> success of marketing promotions and distribution partnerships in order to
> meet our contractual and financial obligations. It assigns non-unique,
> non-personally identifiable promotion tracking labels to client products;
> these labels sometimes appear in Google search queries in Google Chrome.we
This is the source code view:
Different topic. This will help us to integrate packaged extensions once we get
and probably some more files.
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[bug#28004] Chromium, Mike Gerwitz, 2018/02/26