"That’s a worthy sentiment — though a bit surprising coming from the Web’s emperor.Why Google Has Too Much Power Over Your Private Life - NYTimes.com
For that, arguably, is what Google has become. Its search engine accounts for nearly 80 percent of all Web searches in the United States — and a remarkable 98 percent of searches from mobile devices. In that role, Google is not just an eponymous verb but perhaps the most central conduit of information in the nation — and, indeed, on the planet. No other search engine comes close."
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Why Google Has Too Much Power Over Your Private Life - NYTimes.com
Excerpt from a multifaceted Google snapshot by a former FTC commissioner who is now a lawyer representing Microsoft and other companies "concerned about Google’s power as a data collector"