[Geowanking] Google Earth 5 TOS
punk.kish at gmail.com
Tue Feb 3 10:55:16 PST 2009
On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 1:48 PM, Tyler <tyler.ritchie at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's GoogleUpdate.exe
sorry, I should have said, I am using a Mac. I was expecting to see
something like that, but don't see anything... GE5 is running, and
here is what I get
[01:54 PM] ~$ps -aux | grep 'oogle'
punkish 896 3.7 2.7 1149512 111928 ?? R 1:52PM 0:10.56
/Applications/Google Earth.app/Contents/MacOS/Google Earth
punkish 921 0.0 0.0 599780 460 s000 R+ 1:54PM 0:00.00
> On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 10:42 AM, P Kishor <punk.kish at gmail.com> wrote:
>> "This software will update any Google software on your computer when
>> new versions become available. Google Software Update verifies updates
>> and is safer than downloading files from the Internet yourself.
>> To continue using Google Earth, you must accept the new Google privacy
>> policies and allow Google Software Update to run in the background on
>> your computer."
>> am trying to determine what the heck runs "in the background on (my)
>> computer" but so far haven't discovered anything particularly ominous.
>> Anyone else want to shed light on this?
>> Puneet Kishor
>> Geowanking mailing list
>> Geowanking at geowanking.org
Puneet Kishor http://www.punkish.org/
Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies http://www.nelson.wisc.edu/
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