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Google to Unify User Data Across Services

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Jan 25, 2012, 8:16 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

Google announced that it plans to merge the privacy policies and terms of service across its entire range of online products into a single policy. It will compile all the data that users have supplied about themselves in Google+, Picasa, Google Search, Gmail, and other services into one set of information, providing it with a more complete picture of its customers. Google says the move is being made to simplify the user experience and negate the need for the 70 different privacy policies that are currently in place. The new policy, which also covers Android smartphones, will go into effect in about 60 days.

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johnhr2

Jan 25, 2012, 1:32 PM

Good or Bad?

I see some advantages and disadvantage to this decision.

The advantages for consumers:
*One policy to look at for all of Google's services
*If agree to the policy you don't have to sign a policy agreement with every product

The advantage for Google:
*One policy to keep updated and less time making sure all policies are updated
*Easier to cover all products

The disadvantage for consumers:
*If you use one product and get kicked off of that product you lose all others (even including android which would mean android market and apps would be useless)
*Android owners who get violate another Google product policy would get a non-Google android device

The disadvantage for Google:
*This could cause a consumers to go some where el...
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johnhr2 said:
I see some advantages and disadvantage to this decision.

The advantages for consumers:
*One policy to look at for all of Google's services
*If agree to the policy you don't have to sign a policy agreement with ev
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