I don't trust Google nor this government. I write to my representatives all the time to complain about the Patriot Act. At first I thought it was necessary but now it is out of hand. We citizens have lost our fourth amendment rights and need to take them back. It used to be that authorities had to get a court order and had to follow due process. When you give too much power into the hands of a few people it will always lead to trouble.
I don't use cloud services much. I have 8 machines in my house and plenty of disc space. I will soon have a NAS. I am quite capable of doing my own back-ups.
I usually surf with Firefox with add-ins like Ghostery so I can control what sites can see what information about me. I also use the scroogle ssl scraper for Google alot. They don't need to know what I am doing on the web !!!
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