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Disable Website Tracking And Search Engine Suggestions For Added Safari Privacy [OS X Tips]

Disable Website Tracking And Search Engine Suggestions For Added Safari Privacy [OS X Tips]

There are some new privacy settings in Safari 6 that potentially prevent a couple of security issues from plaguing you as you roam about the internet.

Some websites may track your browsing activity when they send you web pages to view, which allows those sites to tailor what is presented to you on a specific web page. In addition, when you type search words into the new integrated search bar in Safari 6, Safari will send those words to the search engine itself so that it can send you a list of common searches that are similar to yours. Both of these issues are potential privacy issues, and here’s how you can disable both of them.

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