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Google announces privacy changes, you can't opt-ou

bs0d3 (2439278) writes | more than 2 years ago

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bs0d3 (2439278) writes "Google said Tuesday it will require users to allow the company to follow their activities across e-mail, search, YouTube and other services. The information will enable Google to develop a fuller picture of how people use its growing empire of Web sites. Consumers will have no choice but to accept the changes. The policy will take effect March 1 and will also impact Android mobile phone users, who are required to log in to Google accounts when they activate their phones. People who wish to search anonymously can use"

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Google went bad, so sad... (0)

Trax3001BBS (2368736) | more than 2 years ago | (#38812295)

Read the article elsewhere.

I've stuck up for Google in the recent past, refuting the obvious.

Now finding that yes indeed Google has gone to the dark side.

That said - who logs into sites... (1)

Trax3001BBS (2368736) | more than 2 years ago | (#38812375)

I find firefox will sign me into a site, Opera offers me a choice, I chose Opera.

I have a stupid 5 second video on youtube that's seeing a "lot" of traffic; It's absurd the views it's getting.

What surprises me is almost everybody is logged into youtube when they visit.
I get to see all this great revenue potential in the info they leave behind (something I have no use for).

Myself, I only log into any site when I have something to do (as I just did with /.). Viewing videos doesn't require me logging it to youtube.

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