Overheard on CNN.com: Can tinfoil hats be stylish? Google’s fine print clouds privacy

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Editor’s note: This post is part of the Overheard on CNN.com series, a regular feature that examines interesting comments and thought-provoking conversations posted by the community.

“I’ve trained a bunch of pigeons. I write down my query, attach it to the pigeon’s leg, and send it out into the world. Sometimes, they even come back. I’m finding the results about as relevant as using Bing or Yahoo. I’m a little worried, though I have no evidence to back this up at all, that they sometimes alight on the windowsill of a third party, who gets to see what I’m searching about. It’s unsettling, really.”
–1anony

Frida Ghitis, a former CNN producer/correspondent, wrote an opinion piece about Google’s new privacy policies, and about the future of information security. Our readers had lots of thoughts about that.

Google knows too much about you

Readers debated how much users should worry about where their…

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