Privacy may not have been much of a controversy with Google 6 years ago when they were only performing web searches at the time with no advertising, personalization, behavior tracking, or offering questionable web usage tracking software such as Google Sidebar’s Web Clips. With plans for a Google Wi-Fi network and more desktop offerings via their partnership with Sun Microsystems, Google Privacy has become a target for the Ben Edelmen’s of the world who are perched and ready to swoop down, picking apart Google’s “Do No Evil” gospel.
Google Speak : We make good faith efforts to provide you access to your personal information upon request and to let you correct such data if it is inaccurate and delete it, when reasonably possible.
English : Dude, it’s not like we steal your secrets and you won’t ever see them again. You can even delete some if you want. God, you really do have something to hide, don’t you?