Google engineer develops Facebook Disconnect

By Emil ยท 16 replies
Oct 21, 2010
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  1. Google engineer Brian Kennish has developed Facebook Disconnect, a Google Chrome extension that removes all Facebook Connect functionality and all traffic from third party sites to Facebook servers, in a single day. It all started with a message on his Twitter account (via

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  2. Sweet. Now if only someone could do this for all the other web browsers...
  3. Emin3nce

    Emin3nce TS Rookie Posts: 129

    Yeah, Firefox plx.
  4. mattfrompa

    mattfrompa TS Evangelist Posts: 553   +57

    Dear Google,
    Brian deserves a raise. I don't care how you do it, but I do mean a raise. No "creative" awards that corporations give when they want to commend an employee without spending much money.
    Someone who is using your browser more now
  5. Timonius

    Timonius TS Evangelist Posts: 647   +58

  6. red1776

    red1776 Omnipotent Ruler of the Universe Posts: 5,224   +164

    I wish to bare Brian's children.
  7. vangrat

    vangrat TS Rookie Posts: 223

    I +1 this comment, and because of this one single fact am going home today and downling chrome.

    Give this man a raise, like a whole friggin digit at least.
  8. Lokalaskurar

    Lokalaskurar TS Enthusiast Posts: 544

    Good point. There should be some kind of xhtml-linking software that works for all browsers.
  9. Re The contributor (presumably female) who wants to 'bare' Brian's children. I think that she means 'bear' Brian's children. If Brian already has children, I'm sure that they have no wish to be 'bare' especially as Winter approaches.
  10. I wonder if he developed this during the 8 hours a week I heard developers get to do whatever they want at google.
  11. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 11,984   +72

    LOL! red you got me belly laughing in the morning. :grinthumb
  12. Burty117

    Burty117 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 3,147   +915

    I will now download Chrome :) Thank god someone came up with an extension for this.
  13. gobbybobby

    gobbybobby TS Guru Posts: 555   +9

    ironic how 18 people like this!
  14. mosu

    mosu TS Guru Posts: 474   +84

    how can I get it?
  15. Emil

    Emil TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 154

  16. matrix86

    matrix86 TS Guru Posts: 843   +38

  17. Now we just need one for Google Analytics

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