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« on: December 18, 2018, 04:05:20 pm »

Google reminds us why you can't trust any company with your data

'But the privacy team only found out about the 265.com data access after The Intercept revealed it, and were "really pissed," according to one Google source.' — The Intercept.

While people are increasingly seeing Facebook as a threat to privacy and data security, Google has been fairly immune to the same sentiment. Even after a long series of data leaks and abuses, many still trust Google with their data and see them as almost the flip side to Facebook. It's a testament to just how much good will Google has managed to accrue over the years. But is it reasonable and even rational any more?

The Information, writing about Google's controversial Chinese search engine project, Dragonfly:


  Under normal company protocol, analysis of people's search queries is subject to tight constraints and should be reviewed by the company's privacy staff, whose job is to safeguard user rights. But the privacy team only found out about the 265.com data access after The Intercept revealed it, and ...

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