Friday, February 10, 2006

Don’t use Google toolbar, says EFF

The link above is to a synopsis in The Inquirer. The Electronic Frontier Foundation warning is here.

The problem is, to put it very succinctly, that in order to index your computer for search, Google has to have copies of the docs indexed. These are open to subpoena from the government and subsequent data-mining. This whole deal must have federal security people salivating like a dog does over a steak.


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