02 September 2007

Who's afraid of Google?

The world's internet superpower faces testing times. Rarely if ever has a company risen so fast in so many ways as Google, the world's most popular search engine. The list of constituencies that hate or fear Google grows by the week. And now come the politicians. Libertarians dislike Google's deal with China's censors. Conservatives moan about its uncensored videos. But the big new fear is to do with the privacy of its users.