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If you are ever alarmed by how much Google knows about you I -- I am.
Brace yourself because starting today the search engine giant is you know a whole lot more about all of your moves online -- -- -- question -- for us from Washington this.
This morning to you Peter so how exactly do -- -- convince users that these changes are actually going to be good for that.
One example Google gives Martha is that they can in theory now make sure users aren't late for meetings by looking at -- calendars.
And and their locations and then their local traffic conditions and there's two ways to Google's gonna get that information.
Whether you like it or not one way is by collecting all the data that you and terror when you create an account the other ways by logging all the things you search or watch or mapped out.
While you're logged -- to those accounts.
Here's their pitch.
The new policy reflects our efforts to create one beautifully simple experience.
It means that if -- signed in -- it was a single user across all of our products combining information you provided from one service with information from the ethics.
So you have a bad -- more intuitive experience from the moment you sign in to dissect little log out.
Something that video is clearly missing though is some motivation and an exclamation -- how much easier this policy's gonna make it for Google to now figure out who to target their ads for.
And then sell those ads there and more information they have them why they can do that so is this raising some privacy concerns I would think it would be Peter.
Consumers should -- -- the ides of march all consume all consumers should have the right to say no to sharing other personal information particularly when children and teens are involved 36.
Attorneys general wrote a letter to Google CEO Larry Page last week.
They also think this is a violation of privacy the FDC.
-- some special control over Google because of a separate privacy issue last year but so far they've not tried to swat it down.
You that's getting it into saint Peter thanks.
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