Sources: CNIL [complaint letter], EFF [how to opt out], The New York Times [more coverage], Rhode Island AG
quote: Under the new policy, Google will do away with separate privacy agreements and individual collection of data in its various products. In its place will be a single mass monitoring/data mining apparatus...
quote: private companies are accountable to nobody, and was elected by nobody also.
quote: private companies are accountable to nobody
quote: "If you're not paying for it, you're not the customer. You're the product being sold."
quote: The policy has the potential to bring Google huge new profits via the sale of user data to "trusted" parties and via improving Google's in-house advertising.
quote: For those wishing to opt out of the Orwellian new monitoring scheme, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has published a document detailing how to do so...