Chrome bug meant browser didn’t respect user requests to delete Google site data

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If you ask Chrome to delete all cookies and site data whenever you quit the browser, it’s reasonable to expect that this policy applies to all websites. Recently, though, a bug in the browser meant data wasn’t being removed for two sites in particular: Google and YouTube.

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Small businesses, hit especially hard during the COVID-19 crisis, can use social media and digital ads to help promote their wares and services.
 
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OAN, which had been warned about violating a COVID-19 misinformation policy, according to YouTube, won't be allowed to upload videos for one week.
 
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