Monday, January 21, 2008

The One reason to trust Google

Tad Chef gives 12 reasons to distrust Google.

Do you use Google? Do you think they are nice and friendly? Do you assume that what is good for Google is good for humanity as a whole? I don’t. Here is why: The top 12 reasons to distrust Google.

  1. Google supports and implements censorship measures in nondemocratic countries like China
  2. Google search is almost a monopoly in some countries, it already is one in others (in Germany more than 90% market share)
  3. ...

Top 12 Reasons to Distrust Google | Collective Thoughts

I get to read his post because, based on my reading list, Google recommends his feed! That's the one reason why I like Google. They know best how to make the technology work for you.

Tad's reasons are worth thinking about. And you should heed his advice if you are the sort who believes the newspapers, or the UN Secretary General, or the Pope.

But for those who have a healthy distrust of everything, Google is the least untrustworthy of all authoritative sources.

And a whole lot more useful too!



nursemyra said...

google should put you on the payroll :-)

Sunil Bajpai said...

Thanks. I hope they take the nurse's advice seriously :-)