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With all the data Google collects about us and our search histories, could the company use its technical prowess to help catch terrorists and mass murderers before they commit crimes?
Norweigan daily Dagbladet reported that terrorist Anders Breivik spent 200 days searching Google for terms such as "how to make a bomb" before he went on his rampage.
Already Google uses data from searches to improve its targeted advertising and search rankings - and even to track the spread of the flu - leading academic ideas site The Conversation to ask the question "Why didn't Google catch the Norw
Originally posted by Finalized
Simple solution, don't use Google. Hit them where it hurts, the wallet.
Originally posted by Aloysius the Gaul
Oh it won't just be google - it'll be every search engine, every social site, and even every ISP sooner or later - I'm sure al you Americans are aware of the ISP searches that went on over the last 10 yrs.
and it will extend to your phones too - if you want to avoid it best you stop being connected at all!!