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Chrome update will stop sites from checking for Incognito Mode

Chrome’s Incognito Mode hasn’t been working as well as promised lately — some sites now check for private browsing and insist that you sign in before you can read an article. Google sees that as a flaw, though, and intends to set things right. The company will use the July 30th release of Chrome 76 to close a “loophole” where sites could check for Chrome’s FileSystem framework (disabled in Incognito Mode) and use its absence to detect a private session. Google will also change any other methods of detecting Incognito going forward…

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