Google Privacy (was Re: news from Google)

Seth Mattinen sethm at
Fri Dec 11 14:51:53 CST 2009

Richard Bennett wrote:
 > 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
 > truth.

Completely agree. I have always tried to tell people as much with 
Google, and they'd just point to the privacy policy, but now there's a 
juicy quote from the top of the food chain to counter with. Policy can 
(and will) change.


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