On 07/06/2011 05:32 AM, Irina Rempt wrote: > On Wednesday 06 Jul 2011 09:19:25 you wrote: >> If you're already on Google+, please comment on this post: >> https://plus.google.com/103112149634414554669/posts/Z2o1yKQHrw9 > I'm staying out of Google+ for the same reason as I'm staying out of Facebook: > I don't want to spend most of my time and effort closing loopholes to protect > my privacy. All the more since I've read that they're making it impossible to > have a private profile. > > I'm not worried that _people_ know who I am, but I'm wary of _companies_ > knowing (and advertising at me, and selling me as a product). > > The answer is simple. If you don't trust them with your information, don't provide it. Put your name up and leave it at that.