Report: Google plans info-purge, robot army

The Onion strikes again. This time, Google is in its crosshairs with this funny report on the company's plans for purging the world of information that can't be searched on Google--for simplicity's sake. Copyrighted books, sounds and even dreams will either be made clickable or destroyed by "4 million cybernetic search-and-destroy" robots, according to the fake report.

The best line: "I certainly don't want to accuse of them having bad intentions. But this campaign of destruction and genocide raises some potential privacy concerns," said Daniel Brandt, founder of Google-Watch.org.

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