Here are recent examples of Google's stumbles: ● In 2010, Google's Street View teams -- the mobile crews that are systematically filming every street and building in the world, including your home -- were accused of deliberately capturing people's names, telephone numbers, emails, text messages, passwords, search histories, and even online dating information as they drove from neighborhood to neighborhood in the U. Extracting data from personal, unencrypted Wi-Fi networks does not violate current federal wiretapping laws.
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This unique proprietary algorithm measures relevant data while simultaneously examining trillions of pieces of publicly relevant data from millions of websites.
sexual orientation, sexual habits, relationship status, religion, political views, health concerns, employment status, and more." The Electronic Privacy Information Center has protested, as have at least eight U. Congressmen and several foreign governments, but to no avail.
Google defends itself by saying that it's not breaking any laws -- just managing data in a way that allows it to better serve customer needs.
In 2011, the French government fined Google 100,000 euros for its Street View caper, and in the UK the investigation is ongoing.
● In February 2010, Google stunned privacy advocates by rolling out Buzz, a social networking service that automatically enrolled Google's 175 million Gmail users, instantly creating a "circle of friends" for each user based on who they emailed most often.
There are many kinds of searches and their parameters can be remembered, so that you could quickly use your searches without inserting parameters again and again.
- Reply Rate is the percentage of new initial messages to this user that were replied.
No one wants to mess with something good -- in this case a hip, helpful company that includes in its mission statement the breathtaking assertion, "You can make money without doing evil." And the word "google" itself is so darn cute. But as good as the company is at providing information, it should not and must not be allowed to conduct business as usual.