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Google reads all emails, Microsoft warns

Posted By admin On November 5, 2013 @ 6:06 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Claire Carter
London Telegraph [1]
November 5, 2013

Microsoft has launched a campaign openly criticising its rival Google for snooping on people’s emails.

The software company has said it is appalled how Google uses “private information for profit” and found the majority of people think scanning emails is “an invasion of privacy. “

In a series of new adverts, Microsoft explains how Google reads every email users send, picking up on key words to target advertising in a bid to make more cash.

In a survey Microsoft found 83 per cent of people felt scanning emails was an invasion of privacy and 93 per cent said they thought users should be allowed to opt out of the service – it is not currently possible to do this as a Gmail user.

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[1] London Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/google/10426704/Google-reads-all-emails-Microsoft-warns.html

[2] Google spied on British emails and computer passwords: http://www.prisonplanet.com/google-spied-on-british-emails-and-computer-passwords.html

[3] Google finally admits that its Street View cars DID take emails and passwords from computers: http://www.prisonplanet.com/google-finally-admits-that-its-street-view-cars-did-take-emails-and-passwords-from-computers.html

[4] Google Tries To Slam Brakes On Privacy Outcry Over ‘Google Drive’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/google-tries-to-slam-brakes-on-privacy-outcry-over-%e2%80%98google-drive%e2%80%99.html

[5] The Google tool that will stop you sending emails you may later regret: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-google-tool-that-will-stop-you-sending-emails-you-may-later-regret.html

[6] Microsoft Sees a Window in Google’s China Woes: http://www.prisonplanet.com/microsoft-sees-a-window-in-google%e2%80%99s-china-woes.html

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