As the Google empire expands into every aspect of our lives, it's only natural to worry about the implications. In the following video, The Onion riffs off the controversy over Google's targeted e-mail advertisements. It's a clever bit of satire that takes Google's foray into telecom to the next logical conclusion. If the company's willing to scan our e-mails for targeted ads—why not our phone conversations?
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