Reuters reports that some privacy experts are concerned about Google's long-term storage policies and how they might affect users. The search-engine giant holds onto user and search info for years. The article also brings up the company's habit of encouraging Gmail users to hold onto emails (rather than clearing them out after a defined period of time)--which are also stored indefinitely.

No more Googling old boyfriends for me. Well, maybe just one more time...

-Lisa Pere