‘Shift the Evilness’

Peter Lewis, in response to my post about the Gmail scanning, has two fantastic App.net posts, the latter of which ends:

They both [U.S. Government and Google] think they are not being evil to learn absolutely everything, as long as they only use it for “good”. So they shift the evilness onto the use of the information rather than purely collecting…

That’s spot on.

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Peter Lewis, in response to my post about the Gmail scanning, has two fantastic App.net posts, the latter of which ends: They both [U.S. Government and Google] think they are not being evil to learn absolutely everything, as long as they only use it for “good”. So they shift the evilness onto the use of […]