Archives for September 2013

Lawsuit Accuses Gmail of Wiretapping

Right after my post yesterday about an anonymous search engine, I found a headline that a class-action lawsuit accusing Gmail of violating anti-wiretapping and privacy laws is set to go forward. It’s better if you read the article for details, but the gist of the case is that Google uses software to scan, profile, and […]

Stop Your Search Engine from Spying on You

I quit using Google for Internet searches a couple of months ago. I did that because of yet another story in the tech press about Google customizing search results to each user. In a nutshell, what Google does — and has been doing for years — is build a detailed profile of each user’s search […]