Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 7th Feb 2006 23:53 UTC
Google Fighting for icon space on the desktop is so 2001. The new frontier on a virgin PC is the browser, and Internet companies like Google are jostling for space on the browsers of new PCs. Dell and Google are evaluating a partnership in which the Google Toolbar, Google Desktop Search and a Google-designed Dell home page are included on new Dell PCs, a Dell representative confirmed.
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RE: What about the users?
by rm6990 on Wed 8th Feb 2006 01:14 UTC in reply to "What about the users?"
rm6990
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2005-07-04

I doubt people really care if some random computer program scans your stuff. I have asked my mom and grandparents about this before, and they said unless Google has actual physical people sitting there and reading your private information, they couldn't care less.

Well people from OSNews or Slashdot may care, your average computer user who uses services such as Hotmail doesn't care.

Actually, the exact response I got from my Grandpa was "If I ever plan on killing anyone, I just won't mention it on Yahoo! Mail (he hasn't switched yet...I'm still working on him) and I'll be fine"

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