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Google requires all users to agree to its new privacy policy

Posted By kurtnimmo On January 25, 2012 @ 6:22 am In Big Brother,Old Infowars Posts Style,Tile | Comments Disabled

Google will soon know far more about who you are, what you read and where you go on the Web

Cecilia Kang
Washington Post
January 25, 2012

The Web giant announced Tuesday that it plans to follow the activities of users across nearly all of its ubiquitous sites, including YouTubeGmail and its leading search engine.

Google has already been collecting some of this information. But for the first time, it is combining data across its Web sites to stitch together a fuller portrait of users.

Consumers won’t be able to opt out of the changes, which take effect March 1. And experts say the policy shift will invite greater scrutiny from federal regulators of the company’s privacy and competitive practices.

The move will help Google better tailor its ads to people’s tastes. If someone watches an NBA clip online and lives in Washington, the firm could advertise Washington Wizards tickets in that person’s Gmail account.

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