Google Power

A tad long for morning browsing, but quite interesting

First concern…

“What worries me about Google is that they have access to an incredibly sensitive range of personal data, the depth and breadth of which is unlike anything we’ve ever seen before,” says Kevin Bankston, a lawyer with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an advocacy group. “A log of your search history is as close to a printout of your brain as we’ve ever had.”

Second concern…

As Greg Lastowka, an associate professor of law at Rutgers, wrote in a paper published last fall, Google “tells us what words mean, what things look like, where to buy things, and who or what is most important to us. Google’s control over ‘results’ constitutes an awesome ability to set the course of human knowledge.”

One thought on “Google Power

  1. I’ve always been loyal Google minion, and for now, I wouldn’t have it any other way.

    Its amazing how something as broad as the internet can get dominated by one force.

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