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Google Dashboard Reveals Your Digital Dossier

Google Launches Dashboard, Reveals What it Knows About You
We've before pondered the question: How much does Google know about you? Now, Google wants to give you the answer. In excruciating detail.

The big 'G' just launched Google Dashboard, a service that summarizes the data stored by the various Google services you use, and then provides quick links to the privacy and personal settings of each. According to Google, the aim is to provide a transparent look into the information of yours that it has stored.

When you log into Dashboard (www.Google.com/Dashboard), you'll see entries for your account (with your e-mail addresses and name), the alerts you've set, your Blogger info, information about your calendars, and the information you're sharing. The list goes on and on, really. Currently, more than 20 different Google products are covered by Dashboard, including Gmail, Voice, YouTube, and Picasa. The apps that haven't yet been incorporated are mostly retired tools, like Notebook and Video, but some are potentially useful items like Wave and Checkout.

Head on over to Google.com/Dashboard to see how much blackmail material Google has on you. And check out the video below for an explanation of Dashboard's features. [From: Google Operating System and the Official Google Blog]

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