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dbonds Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Aug-13-10 01:31 PM
Response to Reply #45
51. I don't see ANYTHING in the proposal that lets them restrict websites.
I do see in mobile internet that they may let carriers have special websites for special carrier only services.
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  -I'm cancelling my Google mail account... Green_Lantern  Aug-13-10 12:03 PM   #0 
  - Website for GMX?  Nikki Stone1   Aug-13-10 12:05 PM   #1 
  - Here:  Turbineguy   Aug-13-10 12:11 PM   #4 
  - no....it's gmx.com...  Green_Lantern   Aug-13-10 12:11 PM   #5 
     - GMX blocked my account..  Upton   Aug-13-10 12:35 PM   #20 
  - I use this search  SargeUNN   Aug-13-10 12:05 PM   #2 
  - Cool, thanks. n/t  Greyhound   Aug-13-10 12:36 PM   #21 
  - I don't use Google to search any longer. Here's why.  AndyA   Aug-13-10 12:09 PM   #3 
  - Google aren't the only ones targeting ads based on your searches/cache  cbdo2007   Aug-13-10 12:13 PM   #6 
  - If you disable cookies, you can pretty much eliminate this technique  wtmusic   Aug-13-10 12:33 PM   #18 
  - No, Google isn't the only one, but they have a far wider range of tracking than anyone else.  AndyA   Aug-13-10 01:05 PM   #39 
  - Yeah Bing is owned by he who shall not be named  Green_Lantern   Aug-13-10 12:13 PM   #7 
  - Thanks for that explanation.  tabatha   Aug-13-10 12:14 PM   #8 
  - I fear we're all just pissing in the wind at this point.  Selatius   Aug-13-10 12:18 PM   #10 
  - This site uses google as well.  formercia   Aug-13-10 12:26 PM   #12 
  - There is a setting in your account page whether to keep and use your webhistory.  dbonds   Aug-13-10 12:32 PM   #16 
  - You can opt-out of google tracking  rawtribe   Aug-13-10 12:37 PM   #22 
  - Firefox is your friend. I block google syndication with NoScript  Better Today   Aug-13-10 12:56 PM   #33 
  - You think German intelligence might be watching gmx  Nikki Stone1   Aug-13-10 12:15 PM   #9 
  - Be creative.  formercia   Aug-13-10 12:29 PM   #14 
  - no..doubtfully...  Green_Lantern   Aug-13-10 12:33 PM   #17 
  - You REALLY misread the statement from google.  dbonds   Aug-13-10 12:22 PM   #11 
  - "Good guys" don't secretly listen in on your wireless transmissions.  wtmusic   Aug-13-10 12:32 PM   #15 
  - They admitted that, said it was a mistake, and have stopped all street cars till this is resolved.  dbonds   Aug-13-10 12:35 PM   #19 
     - They have no business listening in on other people's wireless nodes.  wtmusic   Aug-13-10 12:43 PM   #26 
        - Anyone can listen in on wireless nodes, all I have to do is open my laptop.  dbonds   Aug-13-10 12:51 PM   #29 
           - Ooh. A good thing!  wtmusic   Aug-13-10 12:56 PM   #31 
              - Oh, I see the word wireless is being used too many ways here...  dbonds   Aug-13-10 01:02 PM   #36 
                 - 1. Open WiFi nodes are not all "meant" for people to come and connect to.  wtmusic   Aug-13-10 01:12 PM   #43 
                    - Any open node is OPEN, anyone can access and connect to it.  dbonds   Aug-13-10 01:22 PM   #46 
                       - How do you know that's not what happened?  wtmusic   Aug-13-10 01:26 PM   #47 
                          - I know from the statements of both Google and the complaints.  dbonds   Aug-13-10 01:30 PM   #50 
                             - Now we're getting somewhere.  wtmusic   Aug-13-10 01:38 PM   #53 
                                - No, I'm not trying to justify it. It is what it is.  dbonds   Aug-13-10 01:49 PM   #56 
                                   - The law guarantees a reasonable expectation of privacy regardless of technology.  wtmusic   Aug-13-10 01:55 PM   #58 
                                      - No tap dancing, I said most people use public WiFi knowing anyone can snoop on them.  dbonds   Aug-13-10 02:09 PM   #60 
                                         - I'll disagree with that.  wtmusic   Aug-13-10 02:25 PM   #62 
                                            - For the most part maybe we can agree to disagree on how to interpret that...  dbonds   Aug-13-10 02:44 PM   #63 
  - no, Google has agreed to voluntarily abide by net neutrality but only  Green_Lantern   Aug-13-10 12:40 PM   #23 
  - Yes and no...  dbonds   Aug-13-10 12:47 PM   #28 
     - "Too young to be regulated yet."  wtmusic   Aug-13-10 12:53 PM   #30 
     - Kick on Verizon for that statement.  dbonds   Aug-13-10 01:10 PM   #42 
        - How does restricting access to certain websites  wtmusic   Aug-13-10 01:20 PM   #45 
           - I don't see ANYTHING in the proposal that lets them restrict websites.  dbonds   Aug-13-10 01:31 PM   #51 
              - Here you go:  wtmusic   Aug-13-10 01:42 PM   #54 
                 - Your 'in other words' is not what that says...  dbonds   Aug-13-10 01:54 PM   #57 
                    - Very generous of Google to allow Congress to step in.  wtmusic   Aug-13-10 02:08 PM   #59 
                       - Sorry I don't see it that way...  dbonds   Aug-13-10 02:12 PM   #61 
     - you need to read/watch this interview  Green_Lantern   Aug-13-10 01:01 PM   #35 
     - That was 3 days before the real proposal was released.  dbonds   Aug-13-10 01:07 PM   #40 
        - read this story then...  Green_Lantern   Aug-13-10 01:17 PM   #44 
           - That story basically says all the same things we have been talking about.  dbonds   Aug-13-10 01:27 PM   #48 
              - the Google statement doesn't mean anything..  Green_Lantern   Aug-13-10 01:33 PM   #52 
                 - I am with you on not trusting big companies to self regulate.  dbonds   Aug-13-10 01:44 PM   #55 
     - They agreed to net neutrality only on a public wired internet.  ThomCat   Aug-13-10 03:06 PM   #64 
  - The Wireless piece is the issue  dccrossman   Aug-13-10 12:42 PM   #25 
     - My post #28 address that issue.  dbonds   Aug-13-10 12:56 PM   #32 
  - I dislike being snooped on -- I use Ghostery plugin with firefox.  BadgerKid   Aug-13-10 12:28 PM   #13 
  - I've been using No-Script for years and it works well, too. I haven't seen an ad all that time,  Greyhound   Aug-13-10 12:40 PM   #24 
  - My life is boring. I don't think I am even on their radarscreen.  AngryAmish   Aug-13-10 12:45 PM   #27 
  - Likewise. If I had anything at all to hide I might be more concerned.  uncommon   Aug-13-10 01:28 PM   #49 
  - You guys are just paranoid. Even if it was true, it's easier to simply not care and enjoy Gmail. nt  LLStarks   Aug-13-10 12:57 PM   #34 
  - how is it paranoid when what we're scared of is actually happening...  Green_Lantern   Aug-13-10 01:05 PM   #38 
     - Because Google is worth trusting and I run Linux.  LLStarks   Aug-13-10 01:08 PM   #41 
  - I'm sure they'll miss the income it gave them.  Stinky The Clown   Aug-13-10 01:03 PM   #37 
 

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