Thursday, March 01, 2012

Google will know more about you than
your wife does. Everything across your screens
will be integrated and tracked.

Google has been savaged by critics after revealing plans to link user data across its email, video, social-networking and other services. In a move denounced by some as a massive invasion of privacy, the changes will piece together information from Gmail to YouTube to the Google Plus social network.

For example, if you spend an hour signed in to a Google account searching the Web for skateboards, the next time you log into YouTube, you might get recommendations for videos featuring Tony Hawk, along with ads for his merchandise and the nearest place to buy them...

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