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Re: blocking Google Desktop
From: Michael Holstein <michael.holstein () csuohio edu>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 13:26:52 -0500

I am using Google desktop version 4. By default search across computers is not enabled. Can someone explain me why all the noise if I just don't use the feature.

True, it's not enabled by default, but Google is pitching this as an easy way to access your work documents from home (or vise-versa) .. and *that* is a serious security risk.

In the corporate world, users don't get to make their own choices. Management makes them, and it's the IT department's job to enforce that -- against the user's will kicking and screaming, if necessary.

~Mike.
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