Lucas123 writes: Privacy advocates slammed Google Drive, the cloud storage and synchronization service which was launched yesterday and tightly tied to Google Docs. Marc Rotenberg, executive director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center, said the terms of service are bad, but even worse is that Google has made clear it will change its terms of service whenever it wishes. 'After the unilateral changes on March 1, I don't understand why users would trust Google to stand by its terms of service,' he said. Google defended its terms of service saying they are no more onerous than any other site, saying 'what belongs to you stays yours.' But sites such as Dropbox make it clear that they will not use customer data for any purpose other than what is needed to run the service. Google's terms state: 'Our privacy policies have always allowed us to combine information from different products with your account.'
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