16:30 - 17:30hacking room, palazzo del turismo, piazzale ceccarini
"One account. All of Google," is Google's tagline. But what does this mean for those of us who use Google search, Google docs, Gmail, and other Google services? What information are we handing over to this multinational company... and why might we want to 'diversify' the services we use? After a mini-tour of the Google empire (prepare to be surprised!), this session will explore these questions and look at some of the other options out there.
About Tactical Technology
Tactical Technology is a non-profit organisation, working since 2003 to advance the use of information and digital technologies by advocates and activists worldwide. Based in Berlin, we work with an international network of partners and collaborators to help rights, accountability and transparency advocates and the communities they work with to use information and digital technologies effectively in their work.