Google CEO testifying to US congress says that people understand the extent surveillance and exploitation being perpetrated ?
Google CEO Sundar Pichai thinks Android users have a good understanding of the volume of data Google collects on them, when they agree to use the Android mobile operating system. The exec, who is testifying today in front of the House Judiciary committee for a hearing entitled “Transparency & Accountability: Examining Google and its Data Collection, Use and Filtering Practices,” claimed that users are in control of the information Google has on them.
I consider that a bare-faced lie. Normal people have no education or basis to understand the impact of this surveillance. I’ve discussed this with normal people at my local pub and have no life experience on which to even comprehend corporate surveillance.
If its not a lie then its a very convenient self-delusion, isn’t it ? Google has the money, resources and research to know this already but you aren’t going to get a high score (money/profits) by caring about your customers.
Another case of a Silicon Valley Bog King playing with other people’s money. The only important thing is getting a high score in the game.
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