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Facebook is now in the data-privacy spotlight. Could Google be next?

Source: Drew Harwell, Washington Post (Paid Registration)

The quiet fear among the nation's tech elite, though, has been that extra attention on Facebook will reflect on everyone — Google, perhaps, most of all.

The titan of search, smartphones and Web browsing makes more money off its users than Facebook does, gathers more of their data and covers parts of their lives that Facebook can only dream of, Google documents show: what websites they’ve looked at, what places they’ve visited, and many (if not all) of their searches, calendars, documents and emails.

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