Google to Auto-Delete Data by Default For New Accounts

The option will be set to 18 months as standard, but can be turned off or tweaked.
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Wednesday announced a slew of privacy improvements, including changes to the company’s data retention practices. Auto-delete controls—introduced last year to automatically and continuously clear Location History, search, voice, and YouTube activity every three or 18 months—are now the …

June 25, 2020
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