I understand making certain decisions in order to use Google products,  and for the most part I'm pretty okay with it ... but I don't like having to give Google access to my text messages in order to use the new Talk (which is now replaced by Hangouts).

I guess lots of people are okay with this because it's how Facebook does it, but I really think we need to have some things that are kept out of social networks or the hands of third parties.

This is especially important considering how easy it's become for law enforcement to get into our digital lives, and how willing service providers are to just hand our stuff over without so much as a warrant.

Call me old fashioned, and not that it really matters, but I won't be using Talk on my GNEX unless and until I can turn off access to my text messages.
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