Google Has My Dead Grandpa’s Data And He Never Used The Internet

The data wasn’t manually entered manually by me or anyone using my account, but yet the data is associated with my account? How did that happen?

My first step was to hit that little “Manage…” button Google has deprioritized at the bottom of their credential window to see where it took me. What I found out is that Google, as expected, has been keeping track of me very well. Upon arrival to the controls page, I found a list of “Saved Passwords” (duh) as well as a list of “Never Saved” passwords.

Hmm. Never Saved? At no point did I tell Google to create and store a list of websites I had logged into that they didn’t get access to but would like access to at some point in the future. Maybe in the Terms of Service/Privacy Policy I agreed to this, but who knows? Not the majority of us, and it’s just creepy.

Source: Google Has My Dead Grandpa’s Data And He Never Used The Internet

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