[kwlug-disc] DailyTech - Concerned About Privacy? You're Probably up to no Good, Says Google CEO
bjonkman at sobac.com
Wed Dec 9 20:31:01 EST 2009
Apparently, this part of the data takes up very little room.
I was listening to a podcast in which the speaker, Viktor
Mayer-Schonberger described the effect Google has on our ability to
forget. As an aside, he describes some of Google's infrastructure and
the estimated size of the database. I forget the exact size, but it's
something I could store on a home media centre.
Andrew Kohlsmith (Mailing List Account) wrote:
> On December 9, 2009 07:33:42 pm Bob Jonkman wrote:
>> Even without Web History, Google still records your IP address, your
>> search history, and correlates it all with its cookies (across different
>> computers, different ad vendors, and possibly the geolocation service
>> that's now built into Firefox. And this doesn't require a Google login
>> ID either.
> Wow. That's quite the database.
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