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Privacy: How Much Do They Know about You

Over the last week there has been a huge uproar over the revelation of the depths to which the NSA has been spying on American citizens without probable cause. Namely, people learned how Verizon turned over all its records to NSA, meaning the government has kept records of all your phone calls and text messages and location data from your phone.

However, your phone carrier isn’t the only big company that keeps large amounts of data on you. Consider the following infographic showing how much Google, the epitome of big internet companies, knows about you and some of what it does with that information:

Via: Safe Choice Security

What do you think?

By | June 8th, 2013 | SHOW COMMENT(1)


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One Response

  1. Ben Branam says

    Don’t forget the NSA now has access to all that and more.


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