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Why Google is Big Brother Inc. – A One-Page Graphic -- Part 33 Google Disrespect for Privacy Series

Google is the only company with a mission to organize the world’s public and private information, and it is also unique in having developed more ways, to monitor more people’s behavior, more intimately than any entity ever.

Please see this one page graphic summary to get a big picture view of the almost unimaginable scale and scope of the intimate private information that Google routinely records and analyzes. 

Since all other companies have much more narrow and focused businesses and missions than Google’s unbounded ambitions, they represent a fraction or slice of the whole public and private data pie that Google collects, stores, and analyzes.

Other than Google, only an Orwellian “Big Brother” state would aspire to collect and store indefinitely all private, intimate information on everyone online like Google is doing.

We know information is power.

The problem with Google becoming Big Brother Inc., is that if a state were to combine its state powers with Google’s unique information monopoly, unaccountability, and surveillance powers, it creates huge natural temptations for corruption and abuse in the absence of meaningful competition, strong checks and balances, and real public accountability.

Simply, Google’s unique Big Brother Inc. information power could be a potential Big Brother enabler.

As Lord Acton famously said: “Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”

Forewarned is forearmed.   

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Google’s Disrespect for Privacy

Part 1: Why Google is the Biggest Threat to Americans' Privacy; The Detailed Case from my House Testimony

Part 2: Google Book Settlement "absolutely silent on user privacy"

Part 3: Yet more evidence of Google's hostility to privacy

Part 4: Google's Schmidt: "Because we say so" on why you can trust Google's Privacy Dashboard

Part 5: Fact Checking Google's New Privacy Principles

Part 6: Google's Privacy "Buzz" Saw

Part 7: Exposing Google's Systemic Privacy Vulnerabilities

Part 8: What Private Information Google Collects -- A One-Page Fact Sheet

Part 9: What else does Google secretly track? Top 10 questions for privacy investigators to ask

Part 10: Google's "Total Information Awareness" Power -- A one-page graphic of all the information Google has

Part 11: Americans want online privacy -- per new Zogby poll

Part 12: Why Privacy Is an Antitrust Issue & Why Google is its Poster Child

Part 13: Google's Deep Tracking Inspection -- a privacy nightmare

Part 14: Why is the FTC AWOL on Google Privacy?

Part 15: Why Google's Privacy Controls are a Joke -- Lessons for FTC/FCC

Part 16: Google's No Privacy by Design Business Model

Part 17: FTC-Google Privacy Settlement Takeaways

Part 18: Google vs Apple: How Business Models Drive Disrespect vs. Respect for Privacy

Part 19: Big Brother Inc. -- My Huffington Post Op-ed on Google & Privacy

Part 20: "G-Male:" a very funny new Google privacy satire

Part 21: Where's the Market for Online Privacy?

Part 22: Google's Latest Privacy Scandal Spin – A Satire

Part 23: Google's Top 35 Privacy Scandals

Part 24: Google's Privacy Excuse Algorithm Team - a Satire

Part 25: Google's Privacy Rap Sheet

Part 26: Why FTC's $22.5m Google Privacy-Fine is Faux Accountability

Part 27: Google's Top Ten Anti-Privacy Quotes

Part 28: The Unique Google Privacy Problem -- My Presentation to Korean Privacy Council in Seoul

Part 29: Google's Privacy Words vs. Google's Anti-Privacy Deeds

Part 30: Google’s Privacy Rap Sheet Updated: Fact-Checking Google’s Claim it Works Hard to Get Privacy Right

Part 31: Google’s Creepy Glass-arazzi?

Part 32: Six EU Nations Revolt Against Google’s Virtual Colonialization of Their Private Data