Bugs and Privacy Issues
It was discovered that Google Web Accelerator had a tendency to prevent YouTube videos from playing, with the message in the YouTube video player, "We're sorry, this video is no longer available." By turning off Google Web Accelerator, the user was able to play YouTube videos again without a problem.
Google received and temporarily cached cookie data that your computer sent with webpage requests in order to improve performance.
In order to speed up delivery of content, Google Web Accelerator sometimes retrieved webpage content that the user did not request, and stored it in the Google Web Accelerator cache.
Google Web Accelerator is no longer available for, or supported by, Google as of January 20, 2008. As of September 2008 the Google Web Accelerator is not compatible with Firefox 3.0. Google Web Accelerator is still available for download from other websites.
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