Google’s new terms clarify it DOES monitor ALL of your emails — and worse

Giuseppe Macri
The Daily Caller

Google just released a new terms of service update in which the company was forced to clarify an intentionally vague clause about its email monitoring policy, and confirmed it scans all of users’ incoming and outgoing email.

“Our automated systems analyze your content (including emails) to provide you personally relevant product features, such as customized search results, tailored advertising, and spam and malware detection,” the service update reads. “This analysis occurs as the content is sent, received, and when it is stored.”

The new language specifically states that Google’s automated software scans the complete content of all messages sent to or from all Google email accounts — a practice the company was forced to divulge after being sued by schools for secretly monitoring students’ communications…

…According to Open Rights Group Executive Director Jim Killock, email scanning isn’t even the worst of the practices Google engages in, as part of its consideration that users have no “reasonable expectation” of privacy…



The complete article, with video, is at The Daily Caller.




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