How Major News Organizations, Universities and Businesses Surrender Their Privacy to Google

Google pretends to be the ultimate free public library, when it is actually the ultimate surveillance machine.

How Major News Organizations, Universities and Businesses Surrender Their Privacy to Google

I first learned about Google’s aggressive surveillance of sensitive communications in early 2013 when I was emailing an editor at TIME. He was editing my article, “Google’s Dance,” which was about Google’s deceptive business model.

By now you probably know about the model: Google pretends to be the ultimate free public library, when it is actually the ultimate surveillance machine, using dozens of free services to gather personal information about us and then monetizing that information.

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