October 06, 2003

Big Brother Google is watching you

A story in the NY Times has raised questions about the motives and machinations behind Google's latest experiment.

In a move modelled on the airlines' frequent flyer programs, Google are using cookies to record the search frequency of their busiest users and display them on that user's display each time they search.

For Google's viewpoint and that of the US-based Electronic Privacy Information Center, read the NYT story here.

Posted by bignoseduglyguy at October 6, 2003 02:37 PM | TrackBack
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