Showing posts from February, 2007
The Big Brother of the Internet: Google. So you really like Google , use it for searching, check your mails on it, link to your friends on Orkut , blog away on Blogger , create web pages on Google Page Creator , organize images using Picasa , shop using Froogle , read news using Google Reader , publish scraps of info using Google Notebooks, edit documents using Google Spreadsheets , find maps using Google Maps , view your home using Google Earth, soon you will be operating on Google OS.... Doesn't this sound like a monopoly of sorts? Not that you are forced into opting for Google products, its just that there are no good alternatives. So, what does all this mean for an average guy? It means that everything about your online "personal" life has a record on some Google server and you and I can't do anything about it. (I mean, I doubt that sending a mail to Google, asking them to delete all your private data would even elicit a response.) It all depends on how much you