While trying to get rid of google tracking me whatever I do (mostly fearing the chrome browser), I opted for another browser, which is Iron (based on the same open source code of Chromium that g's Chrome is based too), and also changed my default start page to Bing.com - where I do all my searches now. For those curious, there are info online on what data chrome tracks, and iron don't. I feel like having another layer of protection between me and the big g. Unfortunately I get used with gmail, so I still have to login to google accounts, but will think of redirecting all my inbox to a hotmail account, just to get rid of g completely. The most ideal setup would be to have two systems, one strictly for work, and one for personal use, I suppose. I invite other experienced users to give their opinion on what other measures we must take, to safeguard our online privacy, especially tailored for BHat/GHat-intensive fellows.