Privacy Concerns Raised Over New Google Chrome Feature


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With the release of Google Chrome 80, Google quietly slipped in a new feature that allows users to create a link directly to a specific word or phrase on a page. A Brave Browser researcher, though, sees this as a potential privacy risk and is concerned Google added it too quickly.

In February 2019, we reported about a new web feature created by Google called ‘Scroll To Text Fragment’ that allows users to create links to a specific word on a web page and automatically highlight it.

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