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john albrich Aug 15, 2013, 02:06pm EDT Report Abuse


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Naveen Goud Aug 23, 2013, 02:13pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Google-Email Users Have NO EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY
Hi,

May be the following post might be of some help.

http://storageservers.wordpress.com/2013/08/16/google-cloud-no...ncryption/

It implies to email services as well. The last para might will surely need your attention.

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Naveen Goud Aug 23, 2013, 02:13pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Google-Email Users Have NO EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY
Hi,

May be the following post might be of some help.

http://storageservers.wordpress.com/2013/08/16/google-cloud-no...ncryption/

It implies to email services as well. The last para might will surely need your attention.

Company: http://www.stonefly.com

Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/stoneflyinc

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/stoneflyinc

Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/company/stonefly-networks/products?trk...iz_product
john albrich Aug 23, 2013, 02:31pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Google-Email Users Have NO EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY
Naveen Goud said:
...May be the following post might be of some help.
http://storageservers.wordpress.com/2013/08/16/google-cloud-no...ncryption/
It implies to email services as well. The last para might will surely need your attention.


Google's server encryption by Google does nothing to address the privacy issue from Google itself (the original topic of this thread), and clearly (as per the last paragraph in the article) doesn't address the secondary issue raised by the article itself vis-a-vis government surveillance.

(replace Google with Krang in my first sentence :) )

Naveen Goud Aug 26, 2013, 06:53pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Google-Email Users Have NO EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY

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Dr. Peaceful Aug 27, 2013, 01:13pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Google-Email Users Have NO EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY

Naveen Goud Aug 28, 2013, 07:04pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Google-Email Users Have NO EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY

Company: http://www.stonefly.com

Facebook:http://www.facebook.com/stoneflyinc

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/stoneflyinc

Linkedin: http://www.linkedin.com/company/stonefly-networks/products?trk...iz_product
Dr. Peaceful Aug 29, 2013, 01:02am EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Google-Email Users Have NO EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY
I think you're either very naive or you actually work for the government. You're under one assumption, that the government is always kind-hearted and caring to the people, and they won't change. When it's proven time and time again in history, that it was not the case in this world.

Remember: politicians, no matter left, right, middle, or whatever ideology, lie for their own benefits; government manipulate the truth and sway public opinions, when it's deem necessary to protect their interests and to push forward their agendas. When comes power and control, there comes great temptation for corruptions. It takes great balance to prevent that from happening.

I will leave it at that.

Naveen Goud Aug 29, 2013, 06:39pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Google-Email Users Have NO EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY

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Dr. Peaceful Aug 29, 2013, 08:28pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Google-Email Users Have NO EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY
Here's a respond to John's original post. So, you think it's bad that "no expectation of privacy" for google mails storing somewhere in the Cloud. Wait till you see this warning below. Anybody with an Android phone or tablet, with OS version 4.2 or above, when you first setup your on-screen keyboard, a warning dialog box will pop up with the following message.

"This method can collect all of the text you enter, except passwords, including personal data and credit card numbers. It comes from app Google Keyboard. Use anyway?"


Here's an article with a screenshot. http://news.en.softonic.com/stock-android-4-2-keyboard-now-ava...oogle-play

In fact, they actually store your key presses in their Cloud! In the "older" PC days, something like this is called a keylogger. Nowadays in the smart phones age, it's called user "convenience" because the keyboard can give smart suggestions as you type and as it collects more history of what you typed.

Would you find it convenient to have every key press you made store in a server somewhere you don't have access to, but others may be able to see them? LOL ;)


Gerritt Sep 13, 2013, 07:57pm EDT Report Abuse
>> Re: Google-Email Users Have NO EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY
Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both. (Benjamin Franklin)

Part of liberty is the ability to shout out anonymously.

The internet could be considered to be anti-libertarian, or anti anonymous.

I wrote an op-ed piece for PC magazine back in the 90's that stated that you had NO internet anonymity expectations guaranteed, but you could have it, as an option.

Ad Astra Per Aspera
(A rough road leads to the Stars)
We all know what we know, and everyone else knows we are wrong.
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