Sources: Reuters, Google
quote: is nothing short of bait-and-switch
quote: If you aren't keeping your data on your machines, there's a good chance someone could be looking at it
quote: The only 100% way to protect your self is stay off the web and never step outside your home.
quote: That's the whole problem right there: You're equating privacy with price by default. Ten years of Google eroding your expectation to privacy can do that.
quote: When I use a service, I shouldn't have to assume the above is taking place; I should know it isn't. That's the digital environment I'd like to be a part of at least.
quote: Only if we do something about it.
quote: Somewhere, somehow, a competitor will offer an alternative that protects privacy. I'd be willing to pay for that.
quote: You can use the email service provided by your ISP. Or by some other non-giant data mining corporation.