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Do you use any other registration-based service with any other company? If yes you are a hypocrite, because the others are not better than Google when it comes to privacy. If no you are lying, you do have an account at least with Slashdot, and for sure your contributions here tell a lot about you. Are you aware that this page here sends *plenty* of information all around the world? Ghostery finds Google-doubleclick, Google-Adsense, Google-Analytics, Amazon and some other trackers here. So probably Google already knows a lot about you and you gain exactly nothing by not having an account there.
The Droid X2 runs Android which is made by Google.
And what does this have to do with the problem at hand? The graphics chip is made by NVidia. But you can blame neither company for creepy software created by Motorola. The worst you can blame Google for is being remiss when it comes to cleaning up the existing infrastructure.
Most people will think twice before using a presumably monitored internet for engaging in something the government doesn't like.
Except that Chrome phones home the first time you start it up to check for upgrades.
This hasn't been true for more than three years. In fact Google is very transparent about all privacy issues within Chrome.