[LINK] Understanding Google's new privacy policy

Richard Chirgwin rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Fri Feb 3 11:51:41 AEDT 2012

On 3/02/12 11:01 AM, David Boxall wrote:
> On 3/02/2012 9:40 AM, Roger Clarke wrote:
>> ...
>> In other words, any undertaking that Google ever gives you is
>> completely worthless, because it can and will be reneged on.
>> ...
> What about Android? Do we need a fork that excludes Google? Do all those
> Android phone/slate/tablet/whatever users need to be saved from an
> entity that's beginning to look decidedly evil?

If you have a Google login on an Android phone, then it phones home even 
if you're not running any Google-specific services.


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