A week after Privacy International ranked the privacy practices of 23 major web companies and put Google at the very bottom of the list, the Mountain View-based search giant has launched a brand new blog where it will regularly address matters of Internet privacy and other public policy issues, including copyright and trademark …
More than twelve!
Do they not know how many they have?
Don't fix the privacy problem...
...just improve your PR!
Any truth to the rumour that Page is considering a run for public office? He certainly has the mindset right...
There is now officially a "Googley way". So, for anyone that had a doubt, doubt no more. Google is an international monopoly, It has joined the Dark Side and is now traveling down the blue-red-green-yellow brick road to perdition.
Do no evil ? That is now a marketing scheme.
And they could accompany it with:
Cute little cartoons a la "Love Is..." called "Evil isn't..."
Google Spin Cycle
"we'll surely do a better job of fighting for our common interests."
Common interests? What are they?
You're recording personal information in violation of the Eu privacy law which stems from Article 8, Protection of Personal Data and Article 7, Respect for Private and Family life.
Now stop it please. Generate whatever metrics you claim you need and anonymize the data immediately. Your users didn't give you permission to record all that data on them, you took it upon yourself for your own commercial gain in violation of EU law.
I guess we've gone from wash, and we're now on the spin cycle, next we get hung out to dry.