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The Onion: Is Anyone Safe From Google?

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Posted on Nov 11, 2009
Google privacy village

Worried about the info-hungry beast that is Google going after your personal details with grabby-handed glee, greedily harvesting private information about your tastes, desires, shopping habits and geographical location with impunity? There is a way out, in the form of a remote mountain village sealed off from the world. Problem is, the village itself is also a Google creation. (And this is satire, people.)  —KA

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Google Opt Out Feature Lets Users Protect Privacy By Moving To Remote Village


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By mlb, November 13, 2009 at 7:27 am Link to this comment

Google considers privacy to be a quaint and obsolete idea, so I avoid using their products.

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By melpol, November 12, 2009 at 6:54 am Link to this comment

There are millions of loners, each one can possibly flip and go on a shooting
spree. The vast majority have no prior arrest record. Neighbors that keep to
themselves must be watched for suspicious activity. An outreach program must
be developed by the government. The loner must be visited and often questioned.
The wrong answer will set off an alarm. It can prevent an innocent person from
being murdered or maimed.

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