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google is watching

Google is using ip address information to specifically tailor info for the searcher based on location and gives priority to local results. This seems fine and dandy, but they have also tweaked their service to utilize the user’s cookies in order to track browsing history and the user’s perceived interests. What makes this worse, is that it seems to be on the low-low, and is actually something you must opt-out off, instead of opt-in to.

More here.

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This entry was published on March 7, 2010 at 1:33 pm and is filed under Tech. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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