Attitudes ’bout Latitude
Well. Google’s Latitude – as predicted – definitely got some notice. Apart from Scoble’s original FriendFeed discussion, lots of folks on the Interwebs, social, local and mobile had something to say about Google’s entry into the field. Here’s the roundup.
PC World thinks you can use it to track workers, a la that Sprint “What if delivery people ran the world commercial.”
On the other hand, Vinay Menon in the Toronto Star wants Google to back off. Privacy International, according to Computerworld, thinks Latitude is a “danger” to security, while Greg Sterling at Search Engine Land thinks Privacy International needs to give Google more, ahem, latitude (Sorry. His joke, not mine).
What do you think? Has Google gone too far? Or is all the hype overblown? Tell us what you think in the comments below.
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