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Chrome private browsing mode flawed

My friend chizu just brought it to my attention that the private browsing mode “Incognito” in Google Chrome has a serious flaw.  If you use the browser’s zoom functionality to increase the size of pictures or text, the browser will record the domain in your Preferences file.  One of Chromium’s maintainers has marked the bug ‘WONTFIX’ citing that it is actually a feature of Google Chrome and deemed acceptable by the UI developers.

Looks like I’ll be going back to my real incognito mode of simply using another firefox profile and deleting it afterwards.

Link to the  bug

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