logo

THIS IS THE NEW SERVER - WE ARE STILL TWEAKING IT
Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Karencraw, MaureenDay, jennlorrane, StarzIntern, cos
57648 Registered Users
Forum Stats
57,648 Registered Members
417 Forums
114,804 Topics
815,515 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 353
"Rosie" 304
Jana - Creativity Editor 268
daisybun 253
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 169
Deanna - New Age 139
Mona - Astronomy 110
Susan - Meditation Editor 82
Elleise - Clairvoyance 48
Alice - Weight Loss 42
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#745650 - 02/10/12 10:45 AM Does Google Know Too Much About You?
ExerciseEditor Offline
Elephant

Registered: 04/02/02
Posts: 4906
"If Americans -- or people anywhere -- decided to take up Google's offer to check out its new policy, they would discover something so troubling, so frightening, really, that it would override the national tendency to leave companies alone to make money how they see fit. At least in the case of companies such as Google -- and now Facebook -- which know more about us than even our closest friends.

Here's what Google knows about you, what it stores right there on its servers, waiting for a hacker:" CNN
Does Google Know Too Much About You?
_________________________
Monica Neave ISSA Certified Fitness Therapist

Get Your Best Female Figure with the most overlooked workout strategy.

Burn more fat with Fatloss Workouts that work!



Top
#745826 - 02/11/12 04:35 PM Re: Does Google Know Too Much About You? [Re: ExerciseEditor]
Maria - Prime Time TV Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Parakeet

Registered: 02/22/09
Posts: 1188
Loc: Stockbridge, GA
Monica...This is so scary! I can't believe that they hold all of our information like that.
_________________________
Maria Brown, Editor

Prime Time TV Site
Prime Time TV Forum

MyCouponsAndFreebies.com

Top
#745835 - 02/11/12 05:43 PM Re: Does Google Know Too Much About You? [Re: ExerciseEditor]
rdywenur Offline
Gecko

Registered: 10/16/05
Posts: 787
its known fact the Google reads all its Gmail accounts so if you aren't on Google and the person emails you ...you too are now part of the "snoop" team. But then you join FB and give it all away freely. Privacy was gone long time ago and nothing is sacred. Big Brother is here to stay.

Top
#745842 - 02/11/12 05:58 PM Re: Does Google Know Too Much About You? [Re: ExerciseEditor]
Maria - Prime Time TV Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Parakeet

Registered: 02/22/09
Posts: 1188
Loc: Stockbridge, GA
I agree but I don't think that the information should be stored away on somebody's servers just waiting to be hacked.
_________________________
Maria Brown, Editor

Prime Time TV Site
Prime Time TV Forum

MyCouponsAndFreebies.com

Top
#747780 - 02/23/12 01:00 PM Re: Does Google Know Too Much About You? [Re: ExerciseEditor]
Kim - OnlineServices Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Jellyfish

Registered: 12/19/05
Posts: 150
Does anyone plan to stop using Google, because of privacy concerns? There are lot's of search engines available, but Google has so many other services that people not depend upon, it could be difficult to cut them completely out of your life online.
_________________________
Kim
Online Services Editor
Online Services Forum

Top
#747781 - 02/23/12 01:33 PM Re: Does Google Know Too Much About You? [Re: ExerciseEditor]
ExerciseEditor Offline
Elephant

Registered: 04/02/02
Posts: 4906
I haven't stopped and I use gmail, youtube, and search as well as reader but I'm not sure about the whole g+ thing. I haven't even bothered signing the petition that SBI is so adamant that all SBIers sign. Every time I login to my admin to build pages I have to see that silly petition sign up video and scroll way down just to login.

I think google probably does know too much but I just don't see them turning over all your date to some big entity in the future (maybe I'm dumb not to worry). That just seems very big brother paranoia to me but I thought I would post the story here bcz it's interesting and bcz it's good to be aware of what the more cautious are saying or recommending.

_________________________
Monica Neave ISSA Certified Fitness Therapist

Get Your Best Female Figure with the most overlooked workout strategy.

Burn more fat with Fatloss Workouts that work!



Top
#750185 - 03/08/12 10:39 AM Re: Does Google Know Too Much About You? [Re: ExerciseEditor]
rdywenur Offline
Gecko

Registered: 10/16/05
Posts: 787
I could use another search engine. I liked Google best but not since this new policy. I don't have anything to hide but I also don't like that all I do and say is spread all over to every website on the Internet. You can't go anywhere and commnent now with out itgoing viral. Post a comment on Yahoo and it is posted to FB .....go to shop on line and they tell your friends what you are looking at. Is nothing sacred anylonger. we no longer have any control even over our own personal info and God only knows what they are doing that I'm not aware of yet cause they sure as hell aen't going to tell you. You can call it paranoia or anythibg you want.....I call it the Gestapo.

Top
#766540 - 06/05/12 11:47 AM Re: Does Google Know Too Much About You? [Re: ExerciseEditor]
Encore DT Offline
Gecko

Registered: 12/22/06
Posts: 431
Good article, although I am much more careful with Facebook than Google. That's where people share some REALLY private information. It's one thing to know what you search for and whom you've called, but it's another to know all of your updates, see all of your pictures and have access to every private and public message you put out.
_________________________
jewelry-trends.com
encoredt.com
engagement-rings-usa.com
wedding-rings-usa.com

Top


Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
What will you do today?
by Nancy Roussy
Inspiration
1 second ago
What's your Typical Daily Menu?
by Nancy Roussy
Low Carb
2 minutes 36 seconds ago
What did you dream about last night?
by Nancy Roussy
Dreams
5 minutes 26 seconds ago
What exercise did you do today?
by Angie
Exercise
Today at 03:46 PM
Silk Road creator given prison sentence
by Vance - Crime Editor
Crime
Today at 12:04 PM
Social Networking and Neuromuscular Disease
by Mindy2010
Neuromuscular Diseases
Today at 11:06 AM
Your Stanley Cup Predictions
by mary-tea1
Ice Hockey
Today at 06:45 AM
The Adoption Match
by Deanna - Adoption Editor
Adoption
Today at 06:29 AM
Dawn is in orbit around Ceres!
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
Today at 05:33 AM
Affirmations
by Deanna - New Age
New Age
Today at 04:24 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
2 registered (Izeigo, Nancy Roussy), 49 Guests and 5 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2015 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.