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Google Australasian Exec Discusses Privacy

ONLINE PRIVACY—AUSTRALASIA

August 27, 2010

Karim Temsamani, Google's Australasian chief, who will head up the company's mobile sales operation, recently commented on privacy-related issues, The Australian reports. Privacy is likely to continue to be a key issue for the search giant when it comes to mobile technology, the report states, as "the company will have an enormous amount of data about anyone who uses a phone with Google's Android operating system, accesses its Gmail service from the device and conducts Google searches on it--information that is likely to be of considerable use to advertisers." For his part, Temsamani said, "Google only lives because of the user's trust...There's no specific information about any specific user."
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