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I have read this carefully, can hardly wait for the 'shared endorsements opt out page' to go live.

 

Users are opted in to Google's new scheme by default. In the past, Google gave itself permission to use users’ +1s alongside advertisements unless the user specifically opted out. The new “shared endorsements” are an extension of that setting, wherein Google gives itself permission to take even more of a user’s content and place it alongside ads

 

http://arstechnica.com/business/2013/10/google-will-soon-put-your-face-name-and-content-in-its-ads/

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If Google were to do that to me they'd find themselves getting sued with an absurd amount of zero's tacked onto the end of the sum I'd want.

 

Edit:

$20 million lawsuit I see after reading the article, I'd want more!

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...which is why I don't have a Google account. Or a Facebook account. Or a Twitter account. Or just about any other account. The less they know about me, the better I like it. If you trust your privacy to these mega-corporations, you will find out that your privacy is very low on their list of priorities, regardless of whatever they publish in their privacy statements.. The priority they all have in common, the one above all else, is making money. Period.

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Well they certainly won't be using mine as I refuse to have an account with them, or any of the other so called social network sites

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GMail is all I use, but like others I'm tiring of the google attitude.

 

I like GMail, but I do have other mail accounts.

OOOOPPSSS

 

I have just clicked the "Like This" button on Dennis's post

and the usual Piriform error occurred

"You have reached your quota of positive votes for the day".

 

Looking at the named "users online" I see a Google Mobile BOT is here.

Should I now look out for Google publishing my Avatar's "Like" endorsement of Dennis and his guitar :o

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I think it was hyberbole :P

 

That being said, I hold two google accounts: One for my android / google services, and a separate one with just gmail on it (created long before the mandatory g+ profile). I don't +1 things though, so I don't really see this effecting me.

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How To Opt Out Of Google’s Weird New Ads That Use Your Face http://zite.to/19GQwRb

Link is techcrunch, my news app shortens.

Oh, I missed that the setting was linked in hazelnut's article already. I also don't + and my avatars are never a picure of me so I don't think they'll be able to use me.

 

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