[LINK] google misdeeds and Australia's Privacy Commissioner
cas at taz.net.au
Wed Jun 23 13:59:28 EST 2010
On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 01:36:05PM +1000, Karl Auer wrote:
> > > Software does not write itself, nor do records in a database write
> > > themselves. Ergo, Google was deliberately collecting it. It may have
> > cars do not drive themselves, ergo any traffic accident is deliberate
> > assault or murder.
> For someone who complains so often about straw men, you certainly do
> enjoy setting 'em up to knock 'em down!
> If I drive a car into a person, I am held responsible unless the car
> malfunctioned. Are you suggesting that the collection and storage of
> wifi data by Google was down to a software bug?
i was not suggesting anything. i was highlighting the lameness of your
is playing dumb really the best response anyone has to my arguments?
you're doing it, SW has done it repeatedly. I don't recall RC doing it
(but he's the only one who appears to be engaging in the debate in any
> > yes, well, anything is capable of mystifying someone who is determined
> > to be mystified.
> Doesn't answer the question, Craig. Please do enlighten me - how does
> wifi store and collect data? Specifically, what data does it collect,
> and where does it store it?
i have better things to do with my time than to waste it on a futile
attempt to educate someone who refuses to understand.
if, by some extremely unlikely chance, your question is not just a
tedious rhetorical device and you really want to know then go back and
read the previous posts in this thread. but take your blindfold off
first. reading is known to be more effective that way.
craig sanders <cas at taz.net.au>
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