Googled! Will the Internet Come Back to Haunt You?

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The Internet is often called "virtual" reality, as if it had nothing to do with the real world. But because it stores vast amounts of information about almost everyone, the Internet can have tangible impact on everyday life. The CEO of Internet search engine Google didn't like it when personal information about him was published by a reporter who spent 30 minutes on Google. Yahoo, Microsoft MSN and other search engines know whom you talk to, what you talk about and what you're thinking of buying. One worried privacy advocate calls it "practically a printout of what's going on in your brain." How much do they have on you? How long will they keep it? What are the safeguards? On the other side of the issue, why do so many people reveal so much on the Internet? We speak with web editors, experts in information management and privacy advocates.
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