New Yandex browser offers rich search suggestions while “protecting user privacy”

Yandex unveiled yesterday new features of its Yandex.Browser, now in beta testing, including a “high privacy level” for its users. Unlike other browsers, says the Russian company, the private version of Yandex.Browser does not send users’ information to the developer by default: “We do not get any stats or browsing data.”


“Sharing users’ information helps developers better understand their behaviour and offer them a better browsing experience,” but “the problem is that the right to make a decision whether to share this information is effectively removed from the user – few can find a pathway to customised privacy settings in a browser.”


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