Googles data minefield


The U.S. governments broad subpoena to search engines effectively seeks to mine the data of the Internet. While Google has resisted the subpoena, there may be little they can do to protect our privacy from many prying eyes.

"Moreover, the government subpoena makes Google and other search engines or ISPs the source of first resort for any information about what people's preferences are, what they like or dislike, what they do and don't do, what they read and don't read. " Google's data minefield

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 31st January 2006 3:12AM