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bs0d3 writes: Google said Tuesday it will require users to allow the company to follow their activities across e-mail, search, YouTube and other services. The information will enable Google to develop a fuller picture of how people use its growing empire of Web sites. Consumers will have no choice but to accept the changes. The policy will take effect March 1 and will also impact Android mobile phone users, who are required to log in to Google accounts when they activate their phones. People who wish to search anonymously can use
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Google announces privacy changes, you can't opt-ou

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  • I find firefox will sign me into a site, Opera offers me a choice, I chose Opera.

    I have a stupid 5 second video on youtube that's seeing a "lot" of traffic; It's absurd the views it's getting.

    What surprises me is almost everybody is logged into youtube when they visit.
    I get to see all this great revenue potential in the info they leave behind (something I have no use for).

    Myself, I only log into any site when I have something to do (as I just did with /.). Viewing videos doesn't require me logging it to you

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