Privacy activisits urge boycott of Google Desktop 3

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation says Google Desktop 3 is a privacy nightmare. Google Desktop enables Google-style searches computer hard drives. The latest version of Google Desktop allows users to save contents of their computers on Google servers so they can search and access the contents of their PC’s remotely.

Houston Chronicle technology columnist Dwight Silverman agrees that the “search across computers” function of the new Google Desktop is problematic.

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