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While we deal with some persistent backend issues with our site, we will be republishing some of our older articles — you know, let them see the sun, get some fresh air… and see how things have — and have yet — to change. This post was originally published on 8-Aug-2009 — and given the recent security issues with NSA, it becomes even more interesting…
Google has an HR software built on as to “map” the online life of the person from the moment they become interested in the company, overseeing and follows as they work there, and surprisingly, still watching after they leave the company.
Does this sound like HR effort Big Brother? Yes, but consider how much you know about your former co-workers. That knowledge is usually just lost. Google wants to codify it, learn about interactions and see how to make its processes better.
This is a good point and a test of the liberties we are entitled to whether in work or not… My response follows…
One of our founding fathers of our country had said that the lack of a larger government to provide all that also implied that the government can take everything … the larger the government, less freedom …
In my experience, and perhaps his own, I think the same is true for the volume of information retained in the general population, as well as … is like the golden egg that was left by the goose … its greatest value is before opening, once opened is of much value as before? My thoughts are, in most cases not, in some cases, perhaps, in very rare cases, yes …
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To maintain control of information that is reflected in the employment of a company is one thing – keep track of the information which appears in the deployment of one life is quite another …
And, as with people, there is a relationship with information – is the result of actions taken by various reasons and various …. who will oversee the relationships that created the information will remain intact and true? …
Then there is the reason for the lack of information and the need – the lack of faith? need for national security? are the economy of such records really justified by any savings? I do not believe to have a tool like all this information will require intervention, legalization, regulation and more …
There is a law in economics called the law of diminishing returns … the value of the first for all the information that will cause its value to increase … at a certain point, where all reality is to collect, store, protect, decrypt, regular, fulfilling this information becomes a burden? and what we do next, since we have all this information?
Google is good intellect, but they tend to lack depth of wisdom to deal with something that is loose …
But maybe I should be careful because they are collecting the information on this post? LOL!!!
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