Listen: Google Pay will soon let you opt-out of 3 currently hidden privacy settings
"I'm gonna feed, your paranoia Georgia. Somebody unread discovered that Google pay had some hidden privacy settings. You couldn't really access. Fortunately, when told about this by bleeping computer, Google said, oh, oops that was an update that was a problem and we fixed the settings. And so it's okay now but if you read the settings, it's pretty creepy allow Google payment this. So these were settings that were were turned on. But in theory, you had no access to allow Google Google payment to share third party credit worthiness, information about you with other companies owned and controlled by Google for their everyday business purposes. Allow your personal information abused by other companies owned and controlled by Google to market to, you opting out here, does not impact with their other companies owned and controlled by Google can market to you. Based on information. You provide to them outside of cocoa pay allow Google or it's affiliates to form and third party merchant, who Citre visit whether you have a Google pay account that could be used for payment at that merchant. Does do those settings? Would you like access to the special that first one? I would wonder if anyone would have said. Yes. When Google started out the information that they were gathered if they knew these were all checked by default. And then they hit setting. Yeah, I don't think that anyone any any of us when Google first started, when we started using search engines would we have said yes, to all of the information that they would get easily? I think that we become climatized to us reading up our time to companies where they lose our privacy in once week. Give it up. It's really hard to reclaim it. And so I think that also offers me deeply. As it should. I, I agree with that you should be bothered by it. But while Leo's running down those, those check marks like I just occurred to me. Well, why are they asking for these permissions, probably so that they can send another fixation to your phone? They detect that you pass the fence of Dunkin donuts door and be like, hey, did you know you could use Coupet here? Okay. I, I don't mind doing donuts what's wrong. Just. Yeah. I mean, there's somebody uses Google pay at Dunkin donuts every day, I you know, I sort of get what they're doing that, that first one is creepy as all get out and they shouldn't be checked."