@firstname.lastname@example.org @finlaydag33k @pedro @coy this is not an issue at all, most of the big sites do this to make sharing easier. The URLs are public but the length of the string acts as a sort of password. Calculate how many different combinations you can have with those characters and I assure you it would be a number too big to do anything with. Theres a reason why this discovery isnt big news that everybody knows
@coy @finlaydag33k @email@example.com @pedro you are not smarter than Google engineers, there's plenty of battles to easily win on privacy and this is not one of them. If you think those URLs are being scraped then you do not know enough about what you're talking about to comment. I'm really disheartened from trying to make points on and challenge people on here because it just falls on death ears. My points are ignored.
@coy im insulting your intelligence because hearing (or seeing) very opinionated talk no matter the intent when there's a misunderstanding of whats gone wrong is very frustrating and im sure you've seen it too in your lifetime. I will say it again, they know what they're doing and this one single point is not an issue for reasons I've already said. Seeing heated talk on how its something that professionals have completely missed, both inside and out Google, is frankly absurd.
@coy I've noticed you add in facts at the end of some of your posts that have nothing to do with whats being said. I completely agree with the last paragraph and im not complaining you've included it as you clearly care about it. I just really want these issues that I care about so much, privacy and security, to be understood on my "side" so that its easier to win people over with ACTUAL things that are affecting THEM specifically. This is not one of them unfortunately.
@coy on Firefox now and I could mention also how its a security nightmare and the fact its being used for Tor is insane. Its a massive, massive shame they cant decide on being a good competitor or a privacy focused browser because they accomplish neither and are diving headfirst into failure.
@coy on a personal note im not good at all with any kind of confrontation, it takes a lot for me to do this but I care so much about it im willing to reach out to strangers to try and help add in things that I know that maybe they don't. I just hope it gets taken better but I have no way to control that apart from being as simple and clear as possible.
@coy you've not said anything here
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