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How Google uses Gmail to track a history of things you buy

Google has a “Purchases” page that shows your purchases based on receipts you have in your Gmail inbox; Google says only you can view your purchases Google saves years of information on purchases you've made, even outside Google, and pulls this information from Gmail. More:The Verge, BetaNews, Daring Fireball, Android Central, gHacks Technology News, The Next Web, SlashGear, Gizmodo, CNET, Business Insider, BuzzFeed News, Engadget, MSPoweruser, Financial Times, and Fast CompanyThe purchase history here is just...

Has everything from what I bought for lunch at a sushi counter yesterday, to movies I've seen years ago, to Candy Crush upgrades, and what appears to be every single Amazon purchase I've made dating back to 2013https://t.co/GPB1E8nteM— mat honan (@mat) May 17, 2019Google showed off some amazing, inspiring stuff at the last IO, but their gaslighting over privacy shows they still don’t respect their own users or business model enough to be honest about what the…

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