Google's ongoing use of invasive tactics to maximize their advertising profits.
1. The Google practice of selling their shopping search results to a high bidder; known to produce intense anger in online shoppers who might miss out on the best price or the highest quality items.
2. The Google practice of going through your personal Gmail for keywords so they can target you with ads.
3. The Google practice of giving third-party app makers your personal info without clear warning, including full name, email address and the neighborhood where you live.
4. The Google practice of going through your personal Gmail for keywords so they can target your inbox with ads.
5. The Google Chromebook’s inability to perform many basic laptop functions such as running Windows programs along with its incompatibility with many printers, scanners, digital camera, and smartphone software.
See also: bug; eavesdrop; eyeball; listen in; observe; peek; peer; pry; scan; snoop; spy; tap; wiretap.
"Even if you’re not a Gmail user, you get Scroogled because Google goes through your personal emails sent to someone using Gmail."