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Re: Setting up my new PC
      09/02/13 03:33 PM
Quote The Elf:

Quote Exalted Wombat:

The point with Google, and with most privacy issues is not to put yourself in a position where you HAVE to "trust" them. If you ask for directions, the person you ask will remember where you were going. A good shop assistant remembers your preferences. If that information has commercial value, good luck to them!



I agree. Good luck to them. It won't be *my* information though.




Maybe a pity! If all YOUR search patterns are unavailable, only those of less knowledgable people will be taken into account.

There's an argument to see it as much as "contributing" as "being spied on". Taken to the extreme, consider medical records. My doctor tells me that statistical analysis has proved a BIG life-saver in recent years, but is constantly thwarted by misguided "privacy" concerns. (And, in this country at any rate, the inability of our government to make any large-scale computer project work.)

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* Setting up my new PC The Elf 06/02/13 09:57 AM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Moroccomoose   08/02/13 11:02 AM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC CaptainChoptastic   08/02/13 10:10 AM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   08/02/13 01:26 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Exalted Wombat   09/02/13 03:05 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   09/02/13 03:14 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Exalted Wombat   09/02/13 03:33 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   09/02/13 05:03 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC James PerrettModerator   09/02/13 09:05 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Scramble   09/02/13 09:24 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   09/02/13 11:14 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Magic Matt   08/02/13 01:53 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   08/02/13 04:17 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Magic Matt   09/02/13 01:29 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   09/02/13 03:26 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Magic Matt   09/02/13 07:11 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   09/02/13 08:12 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC johnny h   09/02/13 05:21 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Magic Matt   09/02/13 07:10 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC BJG145   07/02/13 02:05 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   07/02/13 03:06 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Mock Element   06/02/13 05:13 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   06/02/13 12:33 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Magic Matt   07/02/13 01:37 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC johnny h   07/02/13 01:50 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Magic Matt   07/02/13 02:00 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC johnny h   07/02/13 03:14 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Magic Matt   08/02/13 12:42 AM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Pete Kaine   06/02/13 04:59 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC johnny h   06/02/13 02:27 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC Scramble   06/02/13 12:44 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC The Elf   06/02/13 02:20 PM
. * Re: Setting up my new PC franciskimberley   06/02/13 12:08 PM

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