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As the title states is Google's namebench utility safe to run on my Mac and let it use Safari's web history?

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Namebench uses your cached browser info and there is an option to allow your anonymized results to be uploaded to Google, which you can turn off.

The bug tracker has no bugs related to malicious activity. The Python source code is available for everyone to inspect.

There is no reason to suspect this application of 'un-safe' activity.

What un-safe results do you wish to avoid?

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Sending any info to Google and the app possibly doing anything malicious. I know the source code is available, but I don't have the skill to vet it. Thanks. –  joshu May 29 '12 at 23:20
    
It appears that you can prevent info going to Google, and the code looks like the public reviewers are ok with what they have found. –  schroeder May 29 '12 at 23:37
    
Ok I'll try it out. Thanks schroeder! –  joshu May 30 '12 at 0:20

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