Monday, February 27, 2012

Google’s prying eyes to get closer

The countdown is on for Google to make controversial changes to its site that have privacy campaigners up in arms. All of their users’ personal data will be gathered and stored in personal profiles for use at Google’s discretion in one week’s time.

­The changes are set to come into effect on March 1 and it seems that users will not have any choice but to comply. Internet users will be given the option to accept the new privacy policy or lose access to a large number of sights.

The alteration to their privacy policy could allow Google to share the compiled personal information with advertisers.

Google maintains that the new changes merely “reflect a desire to create a simple product experience.” Read More