...to buy Eric Schmidt a clue.

His latest freaking idiocy is to suggest that, if we don't like Google StreetView's* invasion of our privacy, we should just move.

As someone else cogently asked, "To where? To another house spied on by StreetView?"

I'm not really collecting, obviously, but hey, the Electronic Frontier Foundation is right over there.

*A service that by Google's own admission "collected entire emails, Web addresses and passwords from Internet users via devices mounted on Street View cars that scanned wireless Internet networks." Why they thought that scanning wireless Internet networks was OK in the first place would be an okay thing to do, I dunno, but damn.
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From: [personal profile] gwyneira


But they mistakenly collected emails, etc.! So it's okay!

Their new slogan should be "Don't be evil. Because we're all over that already."
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Not to mention I have no idea how one could "accidentally" collect that kind of information.
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