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Disable chrome settings that send user data to google #512
Haven't dig deep into details, just a quick update for the prefs that could control these settings.
@jumde Is there a typo in the third item? Do you mean "Use a web service to help resolve spelling errors"? If so, controlled by prefs.spellcheck.use_spelling_service, and is disabled by default.
@jumde The network prediction service for the second item seems only processing data locally mainly for prefetch, prerender, preresolve, and preconnect, I didn't see it sends data out to google in the chrome/browser/net/predictor.[cc|h], maybe we don't need to explicitly disable that pref and could keep this feature usable?
I also checked https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/114836?visit_id=1-636668839787347351-4200605008&p=settings_privacy&rd=1 and https://www.google.com/chrome/privacy/index.html, seems all local to me too, please let me know if there are other docs suggest it does.
Re: the network prediction service, I looked at the code and I think the data is only sent if the
Re: Search Suggestions, we should disable them by default since user history will be sent to the default search engine.
Re: web service to help resolve navigation errors: navigate to - chrome://settings/?search=navigation%20errors
Re: Dangerous Apps/Sites - kSafeBrowsingExtendedReportingOptInAllowed only works if Safe Browsing is enabled which as of now is not, but it would be great to disable this reporting by default.
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