D'Arcy from Winnipeg
Solution Architecture, Business & Entrepreneurship, Microsoft, and Adoption

Google as a file server? I think not...

Friday, February 10, 2006 5:30 AM

Interesting article about a new “feature” of Google desktop that will actually copy text-based files to Google servers so you can search for files from accross different computers.

The security issue is that, since they're stored on Google's servers, any government agency can subpeana (sp?) those files without needing a warrant (or something like that...basically they can't guarantee privacy).

http://www.eff.org/news/archives/2006_02.php#004400

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# re: Google as a file server? I think not...

The best is that now when you use the Google Chat client your chat conversations can be saved right into Google Mail. So you can search for chats you have had in the past. How is that for scary?

- willyd 2/10/2006 7:52 PM | Willyd

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