NPR, March 1, 2012
Google combined more than 60 privacy policies in order to streamline the information that it collects about its users. Google says it hopes to create a "beautifully simple, intuitive user experience across Google." Critics say the new policy digs deeper into users' lives.
- Steve Henn, technology correspondent, NPR
- Lori Andrews, law professor, Chicago-Kent College
... two main services that are affected that will be sharing more information more broadly, and those are YouTube and search.
Donvan (host): So in a way, search can talk about you to YouTube, and YouTube can talk to search about you and what you like and where you go and how you spend money and what you're looking for more than you used to be able to do.
... Seth Godin says: We all know privacy is gone. We don't have it when we choose to participate on the Internet. We just don't want surprises
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