No, not the drug, although wanting faster and faster performance while on the web can probably be considered an addiction. I downloaded Google Web Accelerator a week or two ago and felt quite smug about it as it says in the corner of my Firefox bar that it’s saved me 2.8 hours browsing time already.
Then I read this article and things began to take on a more sinister aspect. Could Google really be trying to take over the web, or at least by creating their own version of it? Could they really monitor every search I made, every page I visit, every email I send? Am I being sucked into one of those conspiracy theories that I dislike so much? Read more ›››