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Google.Analytics is scary....

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by flow, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. flow

    flow Regular Member

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    I just realized that the more people use Google Analytics, the more Google can track and analyze your internet habits based on your IP. Not to mention if you use Gmail (and God forbid you enable Web History). I'm sure it gets worse than this....
     
  2. infinite22

    infinite22 Registered Member

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    Lets not forget the new google chrome web browser lol

    Time to face facts, the internet should be renamed the google
     
  3. sinewave

    sinewave Senior Member Premium Member

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    Agreed Flow. It is scary.

    I was reading on another forum that a gmail user claimed to have had his email censored. While I can't attest to the veracity of his claims, the potential certainly does exist for a behemoth volume of data about the behaviours of businesses, individuals, certain behaviours of user segments, how they browse, how they search, how much money they'll spend with Goog's advertisers through their affiliate programs, how they use their phones, whom they call, where they go ...

    Yeah, it's getting to be too top heavy for me.