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Microsoft Edge privacy settings to change right away – Source CNET Computer News

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Microsoft’s new Edge browser may share the same underpinnings as the popular Chrome web browser, but it takes a much more active role in minding your privacy than Google’s browser does. Microsoft’s Chromium-based browser for Windows 10 ($130 at Walmart) and MacOS gives you control over how you are tracked across the web and what browsing data Edge keeps. And it comes with an anti-phishing and anti-malware tool called Microsoft Defender SmartScreen that monitors the websites you visit for fishy behavior.

With the goal of minding your personal information, Microsoft Edge joins the Brave and Firefox browsers in protecting you from trackers that gather your browsing history, 

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