1. thetoothfairy's Avatar
    Apples Safari browser is nothing but a pig. Its a resource hog and it doesn't clean up after itself. It even remembers every site you visit, even in porn mode......



    What Safari does is records every site you visit and it doesn't matter if you have Private Browsing turned on or clear history.

    This concerns many people.... Musician C. Harwick from Chapel Hill, NC did some snooping in Safari's hidden system folders. ďWith no good way of getting rid of them except manually (clearing the history doesnít do it, and I donít think resetting Safari does either), these hidden files are strewn all over the userís hard drive unbeknownst to him waiting for snooping relatives (or more pertinently, law enforcement) to dig them up. I really like Safari, but Iím going to have to seriously consider using Firefox now (ack).Ē

    Harwick discovered that Safari appeared to remember every site he visited in his history folder. It didn't matter what he set in his preferences. In a few months his history and top sites folders have grew to 100 mb.

    He stated that the worst offender was the Quicklook folder.

    Safari Is Fat Hog That Spies on You — Porn Mode Doesn’t Work | Cult of Mac
    2009-05-25 07:17 AM
  2. NeoNightmareX's Avatar
    Do you know this from experience Tooth Fairy? :P
    If I helped you, then hit the "Thanks!" button please.

    I can't find Cydia on app store
    2009-05-25 07:26 AM
  3. thetoothfairy's Avatar
    I am not sure but was reading the article and thought I would share it and maybe someone might be able to share their experiences with us or add more input to this thread....
    2009-05-25 07:30 AM
  4. pennwood's Avatar
    I think the tooth fairy is right about that, at least it sure looks that way to me (they even say so). I detest the "new" safari too, but for a different reason. I have over 500 bookmarks (I surf, that's what I do) and they just made it a whole lot more difficult for me to look 'em over. (I already knew what the d_____ web site looked like and what my 'favorites' are, thank you very much !)
    Of course, the "Apple community" has little interest in what I do, neither does Bill Gates. I want my bookmarks back !
    2009-06-12 08:15 PM
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