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Subject: Re: new community...
From: Lucas (facted_at_hotmail.com)
Date: 2004-04-30


A little off topic, but this whole new "mis-trust" of google is hillarious.
They have never before sold anyone's information. They have never had
privacy concerns. All of a sudden they want to give away a gig of e-mail
storage space for free, while having a COMPUTER read your e-mail and provide
context ads, and the whole world goes beserk. Google is Satan incarnate.
Please, get a grip.

They provide free services that are very, very popular on the web. If you
don't like what they are doing, then don't use their services. However,
don't refer people to google-watch.org which is a joke in and of itself.
Google-watch's main complaint with google is that context sensitive ads now
appear on the side of google searches. THE SERVICE IS FREE FOR CRYING OUT
LOUD. If you don't want to deal with ads, then find yourself an ad-free
search engine (that likely won't find you very much information) and use it
and stop complaining about how google has become corrupt.

Jeez.
Sorry for the rant, but the google firing squad has to be stopped.
-Lucas

"Johan Vromans" <jvromans_at_squirrel.nl> wrote in message
news:16530.27936.934104.248810_at_phoenix.squirrel.nl...
> VoronoV <voronov_at_free.fr> writes:
>
> > I found a Rockbox community at http://www.orkut.com
> > You need to join Orkut first, and search "Rockbox" in the
> > "communities" section
> >
> > Anybody interested ?
>
> I cannot talk for "anybody" but Orkut seems to be just a way to trick
> people in providing valuable information (in particular, functional
> email addresses) that then can be abused at will.
>
> Its affiliation with Google makes me suspicious. See also
> http://www.google-watch.org/ .
>
> (Just my opinion.)
>
> -- Johan
>
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