Did you know that Google the spy is the revised CIA? Google does not only store your online activities and supply them upon court order or by request of other government officials, Google inhibits other search engines from producing extensive search results and is acquiring almost everything to make itself omni-clever. If you value your privacy, then start avoiding Google products and services. Google can divulge your information upon court order: In one Beaumont, Texas, case (In Re John Does 1 and 2, a SLAPP suit aimed at revealing the identities of anonymous bloggers) Google is subpoenaed to reveal the identities of anonymous bloggers. The John Does moved to squash the subpoena and the court denied the motion, ordering Google reveal the identities of bloggers. Google and Microsoft (sorry, Bill) both have capability and capacity to track and record your electronic activities; and the government, in violation of the rights of people, relies upon these two for surveillance: Microsoft will attempt to discriminate on programs you load on your computer and Google (being most commonly used) will inhibit other search engines from accessing documentation it, Google, has directive to suppress. Googles Online Health Record: Because Googles Online Health is not regulated under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Google does not have to worry about your privacy or your security - Google to launch online health records program - Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal May 19, 2011 Google Street Map was in the Houston Greenspoint area taking 3-D pictures of every angle of individual building on blocks. Google Acquires Over 1,000 IBM Patents - Google Acquires Over 1,000 IBM Patents in July Google Acquires The Dealmap, maker of software for Androids and iSO devices - Google Acquires The DealMap - NYTimes.com While I am not sure why independent Bill Gates would stoop to this practice, you can defend your rights to privacy by avoiding products and services that infringe upon your civil rights. I found that Mozilla Firefox can overpower Internet Explorer (if both are installed on your system to give you option) and search engines such as StartPage.com will give you some privacy. True, I am not a fan of any government so paranoid it assumes it must keep people under constant watch, and I do not appreciate my personal business being under constant surveillance: Government is (and always should be) servant to the people. It is not the business of government to know where you always are or to know what you are doing. I believe government has better things to do than keeping track of people such as balancing city budget, state budget and national budget, respectively.