Google is the Big Brother You Invited and Now Refuses to Leave

Google is the Big Brother You Invited  and Now Refuses to Leave
Google just announced it’s revamping of it’s Privacy Policy: Our new Privacy Policy makes clear that, if you’re signed in, we may combine information you’ve provided from one service with information from other services,” Google privacy director for products and engineering Alma Whitten  explained. “In short, we’ll treat you as a single user across all ...

WikiPedia to Shutdown! Occupy SOPA Protest!

WikiPedia to Shutdown! Occupy SOPA Protest!
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales has confirmed that the free online encyclopedia will shut down on Wednesday, January 18 in protest of the Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA), two anti-piracy bills that are currently being debated in Congress. Jay Rosen, professor of journalism at NYU had posted on Twitter, “Wikipedia Will Shut Down on ...

Google, It’s Difficult to *NOT* Love You.

Google, It's Difficult to *NOT* Love You.
I’ve tried keeping an analytical, objective, detached attitude towards Google. After all, it is a multi-gazillion-dollar-a-year company that may very well put my privacy at risk on the ‘net some day. However, as a user & admited lover of Gmail, Google Docs, Google Maps, Google Poodle, etc. – I hate to admit that the new ...