Fri February 24, 2012
Kentucky Press News Service
This policy change threatens the privacy of those users of various Google products who wish to keep various parts of their online experience separate. It also has the potential to heighten the risk of identity theft and fraud, given that Google will now be storing more extensive personal information profiles.
Threats to consumers' privacy go beyond the consolidation and use of personal data. Consolidated personal data profiles offer a tantalizing target for hackers and privacy thieves.