The Internet has erupted in fury at Google’s latest boneheaded move.
The details are complicated, but in basic terms, Google used a sneaky trick to bypass the default privacy settings on the iPhone and iPad.
As a result, Google could have tracked users’ activity as they moved between different Web sites — not just Google sites.
This understandably freaked some people out. Google has now stopped.
But there are actually a few easy steps you can take to make sure that NOBODY — not Google, not ad networks, not anybody else — can track which Web sites you visit on your iPhone or iPad.
Here are the steps.