Safe browsing, Speech input, Nearby messages, Google Pay, Link Doctor, Drive API, Ad blocking, Chrome OS hardware id, User data sync, Device registration, Spellcheck, Google Maps Time zone, Suggest, Google Cloud Storage, Translate, Cloud Print, SmartLock, Google DNS, Form Fill, Supervised Profiles, Push Notifications, Address Format, WebStore, Network Location, Extension Store, Network Time, Maps Geolocation, Favicon service, Google Now, Google Cloud Messaging, Single sign-on (Gaia), Content Hash Fetcher, Flighting Service, Component Updater Service, RAPPORT service, Chrome OS monitor calibration, Chrome OS device management, Android app password sync, Offline Page Service Feedback, Domain Reliability Monitoring, Data Reduction Proxy, Chrome Cleanup, Developer Tools Remote, Debugging, iOS Promotion Service, One Google Bar Download, Brand Code Configuration Fetcher, WebRTC Logging, Captive Portal Service
@jwildeboer Services we replaced or turned off
User data sync
Chrome OS hardware id
Google Maps Time zone
Google Cloud Storage
Google Cloud Messaging
Single sign-on (Gaia)
Content Hash Fetcher
Component Updater Service
Chrome OS monitor calibration
Chrome OS device management
Android app password sync
Offline Page Service
Domain Reliability Monitoring
Data Reduction Proxy
Developer Tools Remote Debugging
iOS Promotion Service
One Google Bar Download
Brand Code Configuration Fetcher
Captive Portal Service
@jwildeboer Ooh, Captive Portal Service sounds wholesome!
Captive portals are the things that public wifi uses, to make you agree to terms of service, sign in, and/or pay for service - they work by intercepting connections and redirecting them to their own service.
So, nowadays, everyone detects captive portals by having their browsers and OSes check their own sites for a message, to see if they get redirected.
@jwildeboer or encourage people to ask all blink browser to do the same.
@jwildeboer What they don't say is which of these they are replacing with their own even worse components that invade your privacy. 😐
Oh well, this is good though. Maybe someone will make a Chromium based browser that doesn't have Google garbage in it and nothing that invades user privacy.
now it bags the question: will they make a Linux version of edge?
@jwildeboer Why is it good that Microsoft turned off "Safe Browsing, Speech Input, Ad blocking, spellcheck, extension store (To replace it with their own), Domain reliability,"???
@jwildeboer I hope google does the same with MS Windows :)
@jwildeboer I don't get the reasoning behing disabling push notifications
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