Posted April 25, 2012
Google policy indicates that people could lose control over content they store on the company's new "cloud" storage service, so they should read the terms carefully to determine if they're comfortable uploading files, an independent technology analyst in London, Ont., says.
The internet giant already mines data provided through email and other services to serve up ads that are specific to what people are doing online, and its updated terms of service announced in early March will now also apply to Google Drive, Carmi Levy told CBC News on Wednesday.
"[Google] wants to have a really good look at our information, to learn more about us, and then customize the online experience to us. That's pretty much what it's aiming at. It doesn't necessarily want to take that secret PowerPoint [file] that I've created for the future of my company and share it with the world.
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