In case you have been living under a rock for the past couple weeks -- or have been offline, which is, frankly, more likely than any of you actually dwelling beneath boulders --
which led to any number of reactions, ranging from concerned to outraged:
And best of all for our citizenry at large
Remember Google's original motto, "Don't be evil"?
Apparently that is true for only certain Google-defined values of evil.
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In the interest of calming everyone the f*** down, here is a Lifehacker post showing one way to keep your Google browsing history to yourself. There are several good ideas in that article; many and more thanks to Chris for including it in her regular Friday linkety post.