Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Downside - Data Harvesting


There are some questions regarding what Amazon will be doing with the data accumulated by the Silk browser.

Never thought about that. Until now ...

The ComputerWorld article: Lawmaker dissatisfied with Amazon's answers on Kindle Fire's data harvesting By Gregg Keizer November 30, 2011 provides a couple more details, if you're interested.

12/13/11 UPDATE: With the first public upgrade, indications are that this will be configurable, making it a non-issue. Good thinking Amazon.

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