news from Google

Richard Bennett richard at
Fri Dec 11 14:42:42 CST 2009

Microsoft just wants your cash, but Google wants your personal 
information so they can sell it over and over again. The entire Google 
business model is at odds with notions of personal privacy, so it's not 
even a question of the occasional excess on their part. Schmidt did what 
Michael Kinsey calls a gaffe: when a politician accidentally tells the 

On 12/11/2009 12:36 PM, Seth Mattinen wrote:
> Scott Weeks wrote:
>> --- math at wrote:
>> From: Ken Chase <math at>
>> topically related, it's actually news from Mozilla:
>> from the horse's mouth, as it were.
>> So, how bout that DNS.
>> --------------------------------------------
>> Um, yeah.  Them there micro$loth folks is WAAAAYYYY more privacy 
>> oriented than them google rascals.
> It's better than the "maybe you shouldn't be doing things you don't 
> want people to know about" statement. That right there gives me some 
> insight on where Google wants to go in the future with privacy.
> ~Seth

Richard Bennett
Research Fellow
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
Washington, DC

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