Protesters focus on privacy outside Google meeting
Protests outside Google's shareholders meeting in Mountain View took on a circus-like look Thursday afternoon. Mimes dressed in track suits followed shareholders into the annual meeting.
As shareholders lined up to register for the meeting, Consumer Watchdog's Google track team pretended to spy on them. The mimes provided the humor while the director of Consumer Watchdog's privacy project handled the message.
"The business model is in fact to track people everywhere," John Simpson said....
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