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Google plans to make it harder for you to be forced out of incognito mode to see websites

It is public domain that most browsers or browsers have an option in Incognito mode, however, many web pages often use resources to prevent users from using them when they visit their sites, this is something that Google Chrome wants to change.

Indisputable, Internet has become a basic service for millions of people, not for nothing there are currently more than 3 thousand 896 million users globally, according to ITU data.

And, we all know that to navigate in it, a browser is necessary, the most widely used in the world is Chrome, with more than 62 per cent of the market share, far exceeding Safari (14.71 percent) and Firefox (4.94 percent).

What is Incognito Mode for?

As we said at the beginning, most of the search engines have this modality and, basically, it allows users to browse privately without saving the history of their visits habits and that websites follow visitors with cookies.

Among the additional benefits, is that the modality makes it difficult for the pages and the advertisers to follow the users to show them advertising based on their browsing habits.

However, many sites manage to identify when people use the incognito mode and they do it using the FileSystem API and, in this way, force them to leave it in order to see its contents.

According to 9to5google, Google has decided that you want to limit webpages and developers looking to block private browsing in Chrome.

This would be done by enabling the browser to create a virtual file system in RAM and, thereby, prevent sites using the FileSystem API from identifying that users use the mode that prevents their data from being saved. In fact, apparently, the objective would be to eliminate the API.

If confirmed, this would mean a greater preference to the user for the benefit of protecting their data and desires not to see so much publicity in the sites you visit.

It is interesting to talk about this in times when Google plans to limit the activity of adblockers.

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