I happened to hear an interview yesterday that I thought would be of interest to some of the people here, especially apropos of privacy.
The local NPR affiliate in New York had an segment with Scott Clelland, known as one of the foremost national authorities in the information and communications technologies industry, and apparently one of the biggest foes of Google. He's got a new book out called Search & Destroy: Why You Can’t Trust Google Inc. Great interview, putting things in perspective. I liked that he pointed out that Google's seemingly charming motto, "Don't be evil," is really the "lowest ethical standard ever devised."
Here's the interview, if you're interested:
And here's the book: