news from Google

Bruce Williams williams.bruce at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 08:53:34 CST 2009


"We plan to share what we learn from this experimental rollout of Google
Public DNS with the broader web community and other DNS providers, to
improve the browsing experience for Internet users globally."

I wonder how the world managed to function before Google came along....

Bruce

On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 5:53 AM, Richard Bennett <richard at bennett.com> wrote:

>  Bruce Williams wrote:
>
> On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 2:20 PM, Paul S. R. Chisholm<psrchisholm at gmail.com> <psrchisholm at gmail.com>wrote
>
>  On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 5:07 PM, Ken Chase <math at sizone.org> <math at sizone.org> wrote:
>
>
>  We all know that google is leveraging cross-referenceable information
>
>
>  from all
>
>
>  of its services for its profit/advantage ...
>
> /kc
> --
> Ken Chase - ken at heavycomputing.ca - +1 416 897 6284 - Toronto CANADA
> Heavy Computing - Clued bandwidth, colocation and managed linux VPS @151
>
>
>  Front St. W.
>
> Ken, this was addressed in the announcement:
> http://code.google.com/speed/public-dns/privacy.html
>
> We built Google Public DNS to make the web faster and to retain as
> little information about usage as we could, while still being able to
> detect and fix problems. Google Public DNS does not permanently store
> personally identifiable information.
> http://code.google.com/speed/public-dns/faq.html#accounthttp://code.google.com/speed/public-dns/faq.html#sharedhttp://code.google.com/speed/public-dns/faq.html#info
>
> Is any of the information collected stored with my Google account?
> No.
> Does Google share the information it collects from the Google Public
> DNS service with anyone else?
> No.
> Is information about my queries to Google Public DNS shared with other
> Google properties, such as Search, Gmail, ads networks, etc.?
> No.
>
> Hope this helps.  --PSRC
>
>
>  And this will never change? Not even when you check the box for the latest
> update that says it changes some terms and here is the link,,,,,,,
>
> Bruce
>
>
>  The Adsense tracking cookie was once an opt-in, but after Google acquired
> that company and crushed the competition it became an opt-out, unbeknownst
> to many consumers. This is the way these generally go. Google will be all
> sweetness and light until they've crushed OpenDNS, and when the competitor's
> out of the picture, they'll get down to the monetizing.
>
> --
> Richard Bennett
>
>


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