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Google just wants more data about you. Give us your cell phone number so we can data mine that as well.

Next everyone will be needed to use a smart card with an RFID chip that is assigned to your drivers license.

DO NOT WANT! (if mandatory, which most likely will become mandatory eventually.)
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post #12 of 16
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Originally Posted by TestECull View Post
I'm staying opted out as long as I can. It's annoying enough to have to remember one password. I sure as hell aren't interested in having to remember one password, then constantly try to memorize a short-lived temporary one, when all I'm protecting is crappy game videos and some trollish comments! It's overkill!
The point isn't to remember the short lived pw, it's to prevent someone from logging into your bank without you knowing. You register your phone # with the bank, then if you try to connect from a strange location, before it lets you, it sends you a text with the pw. It's a 30 second addition for a fair amount of extra security.
post #13 of 16
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Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/201...ogle-security/#

Banks and financial insitutions really should provide better authentication to their customers.... sad that Google is making the effort before them.

As far as banks, USAA already does this, however, this bank is only eligible to people or families that are in the military.

They require a phone password, you to call from an authorized phone number in your profile, and require you to use a PIN.

Go USAA!
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post #14 of 16
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Originally Posted by KusH View Post
Google just wants more data about you. Give us your cell phone number so we can data mine that as well.

Next everyone will be needed to use a smart card with an RFID chip that is assigned to your drivers license.

DO NOT WANT! (if mandatory, which most likely will become mandatory eventually.)
I'm all for privacy, but if you aren't okay with a certain amount of data mining, you need to just leave the internet.

It's hard to retain total privacy in a digital world without removing yourself from the digital aspects of society, which is your choice.
post #15 of 16
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Originally Posted by Bluescreen_Of_Death View Post
I'm all for privacy, but if you aren't okay with a certain amount of data mining, you need to just leave the internet.

It's hard to retain total privacy in a digital world without removing yourself from the digital aspects of society, which is your choice.
I understand this, my point is Google wants EVERY bit of information about you regardless of what it is.

Do not trust/want Google.
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Originally Posted by XNine View Post
I guess you forget who provides that free email. Google. It's not just some flimsy email provider like yahoo, this is Google. They own God. And, I've heard, a team of howler monkeys.
And that's just their street team.
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