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College kids sue Google for 'spying' on them with Apps for Education

Jonathan Richards 1

Re: "brings a whole new meaning to 'Hello Google'"

>Then you can't disable it...

Come at it from the other direction, then. Disable the microphone device, except when you need it. This advice is clearly only useful if (a) we're not talking about a mobile phone, and (b) we can rely on Chrome not to fiddle with the hardware settings behind your back. Perhaps running as an unprivileged user would help?

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