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  1. Chapter 8: Search, Privacy, Government, and Evil By: Marissa Gittelman Tuesday, March 27 2007 CPS 49:Google, the Computer Science within and its Impact on Society

  2. “This will go on your permanent record” • Google knows where you live • Reverse directories scare people • Google is just making the connection • America built on the “right to know” (legal public information) • No one used to to look, but now its easy to get information about anyone

  3. Problems arise • People trying to sue - but you can’t shoot the messenger • Getting personal… • When is it too public? • Government still isn’t sure where to draw the line • Privacy vs. Right to Know • Implications of this massive storehouse of identifiable information?

  4. “Search Me” • Gmail (1 gigabyte and a search interface) • Ads too relevant • Concerns…can trace entire web usage • Legislatures wanted to ban Gmail in California --- protections instead • Hit a nerve

  5. How else can you be tracked and recorded? • Google Desktop Search • ISP and Universities • What if it falls into the wrong hands? • Its about trust… • Relationship with service provider • But do we really know the policies? And trust our providers?

  6. Unreasonable Search? • US Patriot Act http://www.epic.org/privacy/terrorism/hr3162.html • Response to 9/11 • Re-hash of Anti-Terrorism Act of 2001? • Access to private information • Internet, phone tapping • What happened to the fourth amendment? • http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/data/constitution/amendment04/

  7. Liberties vs. Security? • You wouldn’t even know • Times of war • Balance between liberties and national security • New York’s refusal • People should at least be informed • Renewal in 2005?

  8. Do No Evil? • Brin brushes it off • 1984? The ability to know • Choicepoint • Google informally working with law enforcement? • Google’s privacy policy: “We may share [private] information….[if] we conclude that we are required by law or have good faith belief that access, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to protect the rights, property or safety of Google, its users or the public.” • Do no evil?

  9. The China Question • Censorship • The Great Firewall of China • China, the hybrid • Business vs social responsibility • Google in China…it’s complicated… • China News

  10. “Do no evil” to “accessory to evil”? • People upset with Google • But Google had to make a choice… • Decided some news better than no news • They gave in… • Baidu • Market Opportunity vs standing up to China • “trying to do the most good”

  11. Tough Decision • Different kind of company • Let people down • Core values of freedom, independence, resistance • Tough place, supposed to organize information… became moral police • Impacting billions of lives

  12. For the next turn of events… Google Goes Public (2004)!