Re: Re: Point of order
Brian Danger Hicks <hick0142 <at> umn.edu>
2004-12-01 05:13:07 GMT
On Tue, Nov 30, 2004 at 11:55:13PM -0500, Modus Operandi wrote:
> What's even more interesting to me is the way that Google has racked
> up so many "punk points" from their early days, and from opening up
> their APIs and whatnot, that people seem to be falling all over
> themselves to give Google the kind of demographic information that
> you'd usually try very hard to keep away from a huge tech company.
> Even people who are reasonably intelligent, tech-savvy, and clueful
> about their privacy in the digital domain seem to trust Google to an
> astonishing degree. "I don't mind if they build up a database of key
> words in my emails and use it to target me for advertising -- at least
> their advertising is discreet and tasteful!"
You're just mad nobody sent you any Gmail invites.
Brian Hicks <mailto:hick0142 <at> umn.edu>
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