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11:47 am on Sep 24, 2018 (gmt 0)

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According to many reports, Google has changed Chrome 69 browser so that it automatically signs a user in when accessing a Google site.

If true, that's not a good move, imho.

[cnet.com...]
Google says, "Sync is not turned on unless you later turn it on." [twitter.com...]
n spite of this explanation, ZDNet reports that people aren't happy about the change because they can't choose not to log into Chrome
2:11 am on Sept 25, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Personally I don't see an issue with it.

It happens only on a Google browser, only if you have a Google account, only on a Google site that can only be accessed if signed in... duh.
2:58 am on Sept 25, 2018 (gmt 0)

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You don't need to log in to Google to use it for search, I'm thinking that might be what some object to. I use Google Maps without logging in. Not all services they offer require a login to use.
3:31 am on Sept 25, 2018 (gmt 0)

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You don't need to log in to Google to use it for search
Yes, there's no login forced for Search. I use the Map api so I do login for that. If I log out, then go to Maps from Search, I am not forced to log in. There is a login utility that pops up, but I am not automatically logged into it.

If I go to my various Google accounts pages, I like that fact I'm logged in without the need to type my username and password.
 

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