Google Shows How Much of Your Data is Stored

At one time or another you've probably wondered what kind of information Google has on you. If you're constantly connected there's a good chance you're using more than one or two Google services. So how much of your data is Google storing?

With the help of Dashboards, Google wants to show you exactly how much information it has on you. You can also change your settings if you're not happy with the information being stored.

Dashboard covers more than 20 products and services, including Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Web History, Orkut, YouTube, Picasa, Talk, Reader, Alerts, and Latitude - and Google believes the scale and level of detail of the Dashboard is unprecedented.

Google Dashboard

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  • nekatreven
    wow...I'm almost convinced of their "do no evil" slogan. Their data collection techniques and usage has always been a concern for me.

    This seems a little selective in what they show you, but is still nice.
  • wussupi83
    I wouldn't call it a silver bullet but it's certainly a leap in the right direction for user privacy. Hopefully more initiatives follow Google's model, allowing one easy place to view your data and being able to control who can see that data.
  • IncinX
    Big brother looking out for little brother? Almost seems unnatural.