Low Latency No. 8: My precious privacy
Better think twice when entering search terms in Google, which may know more about you than you know about yourself.
Privacy has without a doubt become one of the most controversial topics the Internet has ever seen. At the forefront of this never-ending discussion are Google and Facebook, two corporations that arguably know more about us than we know about ourselves.
Today's comic was born after The Sauron might be a bit harsh, but it represents the "think twice" mentality one might consider before doing a Google search.Google's ad preference settings page--a section of your user account where Google will transparently disclose what kind of Internet user it thinks you are. The all-seeing eye of
Low Latency is a weekly comic on CNET's Crave blog written by CNET editor and The 404 host Jeff Bakalar and illustrated by Blake Stevenson. Be sure to check Crave every Thursday at 8 a.m. PT for new panels!