Favorite Widgets

This is a Flickr badge showing public photos from perla101. Make you own badge here.

« Very very short stories from Hong Kong | Main | My Laptop and Me »

Government Watches the Search Box
Information Retrieval  |   Link

Just read this article about the US government requesting information about searchers queries at Google.

Google, US Clash Over Online Searches

This definitely points in the direction of violating our privacy rights. What's interesting is that Yahoo complied to the request. Now I'm having doubts about using these search engines while at home...perhaps I'll use the public library terminals or something. It's just weird if the government is capturing our searching habits even if to uncover terrorism.

Posted on January 19, 2006 04:21 PM