Do you really care if Google knows everything about you?
99% of the people don’t.
Apparently, Google is planning to take the charge of the Internet World. They already have more than 60% control of the Internet Search – which is the most important application on the Internet. The world is moving from desktop based applications to web based applications. Google is present over there as well.
So, what’s going to happen once all the power goes into Google’s hands? Will they continue “don’t be evil”? I doubt they will. With so much of dollar power with them and no one to stop, they’ll rule the Internet.
Yeah, that’s Google’s toolbar. Google uses it to college data about your browsing habits. Orkut tells Google about your friends, your likes, dislikes, your pets, your history, your ambitions etc. Gmail tells Google if you’re searching for a job, who is in your contact list, what kind of communication you do. Google maps tells Google about your whereabouts. Google Analytics tells Google everything they need to know about your website! Google docs tells Google about your (secret) documents, contracts. Google Checkout tells Google about your shopping habits. Basically, Google knows everything about you.
I’m NOT against Google. I’m against monopoly on the Internet. Btw, I don’t understand why people hate Microsoft. If Google can do it through their online services, let Microsoft do the same through your Operating Systems! Why not?
Let them bundle Internet Explorer with Windows. If you don’t like IE, you’ll not use it. Simple! But let it be there. Let them default IE searches to LIVE. Why trust one corporate over the other? If ad-targeting is all they want, let Microsoft in through Windows & IE. I’ll let them get all my personal info. Microsoft, put this feature in Windows7.