[nycbug-talk] OT: Google Plans Ultra High-Speed Residential Networks

Steven Kreuzer skreuzer at exit2shell.com
Wed Feb 10 12:42:32 EST 2010

On Feb 10, 2010, at 12:14 PM, nikolai wrote:

>> Google is planning to roll out a 1Gb/sec Fiber-Optic broadband network to
>> more than 50,000 homes.
>> Would you be willing to send all your traffic through Google in exchange
>> for an internet connection
> How is that different from sending all your traffic through ATT, or
> Comcast, or Verizon?
> Are you saying you expect Google do more snooping into your packets then
> others do?

I absolutely think Google is going to be taking a closer look at your traffic then other
providers simply because has much more to gain from performing detailed analysis
of what you do online.

Knowing that you play World of Warcraft and spend 3 hours a day on digg would be
a pretty reliable way to place you into bucket a, which are more likely to click on these

Thats just one financial reason google would want to take a closer look at what you
are doing. Now I am going to put on my conspiracy hat and remind you that Google
recently partnered up with the NSA to help secure its network. Imagine if 50,000
homes also became part of the Google network.

Steven Kreuzer

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