Author Archives | Doug Heller

Is Google using its purchasing power in politics?

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

As Google grows into the behemoth of personal computing that it apparently wants to become, the firm has apparently decided to get bigger in another realm: political influence. 

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Google Makes First California Candidate Contributions As Criticism Mounts – Updated 11/11/08

Friday, November 7, 2008

Santa Monica, CA — California campaign disclosures show that Google,
Inc [GOOG] – which is under fire from privacy advocates and government
regulators – made what appears to be the first political contributions
to California candidates in the company’s history.

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Consumer Watchdog Exposes Google Privacy Problems & Calls For Attorneys General Investigation

Monday, November 3, 2008

Online Video Targets Google’s  New “Chrome” Browser, Websites And Software Revealed

SANTA MONICA, CA — Consumer Watchdog has created a You Tube video
showing how your computer could be having an unnoticed conversation
about you with Google. The nonprofit group has called on Google’s
founders and directors to adopt new privacy safeguards that allow for
anonymous internet and software use.  Watch the video here and read the letter to Google’s founders here.

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