Connection: How much does Google know?

Advocates of privacy rights are leery of Google’s presence in our lives. Lots of news sources are covering this topic; national news outlets, sources in the information industry, business news analysts, politicians, academics, health professionals, and many, many more. PC Magazine Online published a summary article in 2007 that continues to encapsulate issues of concern. The launch of a Google project to help patients archive their medical records has unearthed another wave of concern as expressed in this USA Today article. Curious to learn more? Ask for sources at the Reference Desk and consider setting a search alert to maintain your awareness of this leading news story.

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