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From: mike at ampeisch.com (mike@...eisch.com)
Subject: Google Desktop Search


The associated MAC address will belong to the last router before their
server, won't it?

M.


> Hmmmm... I wonder if their keeping a database of these numbers and the
> associated IP and/or MAC address as well?
>
>   Has anyone installed this on a non-networked machine?
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mary Landesman" <mlande@...lsouth.net>
> To: <full-disclosure@...ts.netsys.com>
> Sent: Friday, October 15, 2004 11:34 AM
> Subject: Re: [Full-Disclosure] Google Desktop Search
>
>
>> >From their privacy policy:
>>
>> -------------------------------
>> Your copy of Google Desktop Search includes a unique application number.
>> When you install Google Desktop Search, this number and a message
> indicating
>> whether the installation succeeded is sent back to Google so that we can
>> make the software work better. Additionally, when Google Desktop Search
>> automatically checks to see if a new version is available, the current
>> version number and the unique application number are sent to Google. If
> you
>> choose to send us non-personal information about your use of Google
> Desktop
>> Search, the unique application number with this non-personal information
>> also helps us understand how you use Google Desktop Search so that we
>> can
>> make it work better. The unique application number is required for
>> Google
>> Desktop Search to work and cannot be disabled.
>> -------------------------------
>>
>> >> The unique application number is required for Google Desktop Search
>> to
>> work and cannot be disabled. <<
>>
>> I have to wonder why that is.
>>
>> -- Mary
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Ivan Krstic" <krstic@....harvard.edu>
>> To: "DogoBrazil" <dogobrazil@...mac.com>
>> Cc: <full-disclosure@...ts.netsys.com>
>> Sent: Friday, October 15, 2004 10:14 AM
>> Subject: Re: [Full-Disclosure] Google Desktop Search
>>
>>
>> > DogoBrazil wrote:
>> > > The research came
>> > > with a bit more than I expected 'cause the engine  went to some
> webmail
>> > > based accounts: Yahoo and MSN. I could click in the results and
>> opened
>> > > my Yahoo Mail inbox page without a password. Maybe some password
>> lost
> in
>> > > my HD? Maybe some page cached?
>> >
>> > http://desktop.google.com/index.html enumerates the file types that
>> > Google Desktop Search currently indexes. Your IE cache and Outlook
>> > correspondence will also get indexed, so you could have been looking
>> at
>> > either a page from your browser cache, or a page you manually saved to
>> > your hard drive. The program itself most certainly does not include
>> > functionality to index remote, web-based mailboxes such as Yahoo and
> MSN.
>> >
>> > Ivan
>>
>> _______________________________________________
>> Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.
>> Charter: http://lists.netsys.com/full-disclosure-charter.html
>>
>>
>
> _______________________________________________
> Full-Disclosure - We believe in it.
> Charter: http://lists.netsys.com/full-disclosure-charter.html
>
>




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