It’s hard to argue against the fact that Google has made the boldest moves in recent years regarding Internet-based applications, e-mail, etc.
But — as the company grows and strays from their original motto: “Do no evil,” is your personal information at risk?
Google wants to make the information it stores for its users easily portable so they can export it to a competing service if they are dissatisfied, the company’s CEO said Tuesday.
What to look out for, Gillmor says, is:
Google will continue to reserve the right to keep the data you’ve stored in its servers forever, and use that data as it sees fit.
For all practical purposes, Google pretty much rules the world right now. It’s up to us to keep it from getting out of hand.
Or, maybe, we just shouldn’t have anything to hide?