The Scoop on Google’s Gmail and Your Privacy
The jury is still out on this one folks. Google’s announcement last week of its new Gmail service sparked widespread speculation about the possible impact it would have on users’ privacy. Among the questions that I and others have been been asking:
What information would Google pull from email? Would it log this information? For how long? Could your Gmail address or any other personal identifier be linked to those logs — or to your Google search history?
This week the ‘Electronic Frontier Foundation’ sat down with Google and got some preliminary answers… more EFF.