"Google policy is to get right up to the creepy line and not cross it," he said. Google implants, he added, probably crosses that line.
This tool is making the rounds today, alleging that Google has collected the MAC addresses of millions of wireless routers and mapped them to physical coordinates.
Google are a corporation. That's what they do. I don't entirely follow your outrage here.
I would argue that implanting things in your brain is beyond the creepy line.
I actually don't have a huge problem with Schmidt's statement, and equating this with rape and torture is waaay off base. Look, sometimes you really do have to get users' personal information (with their permission) in order to substantially improve peoples' lives.
GPS on my iPhone greatly improved my life. It knows exactly where I am, no matter where I am.
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