The Dark Side of Google

March 25, 2012 | 2

In the near future, Google may use your surrounding sights and sounds to help advertisers target you. Over at Gizmodo, Mat Honan eloquently argues against just this type of thing, and states that “the case against Google is for the first time starting to outweigh the case for it.”

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  1. While I do find it plausible that google stores infomation related to all the web searches I do, this does not alarm me.

    What I type in my emails and what I search for reflects who I am. Why should I mind any other person knowing who I really am?

    In fact, most people enjoy letting other people know who they are.

    I think the worry about privacy is silly.

    Kermit Rose

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