Search Laundering

January 19, 2006

{Good Morning Silicon Valley: What if we promise not to show the records to Karl Rove? } – β€œThe DOJ argues that the information it has requested, which includes one million random Web addresses and records of all Google searches from a one-week period, is essential to its upcoming defense of the constitutionality of the Child Online Protection Act. Google has so far refused to comply with the subpoena, saying the release of such information would violate the privacy of its users.”

via BoingBoing

So, I wonder what would happen if a 3rd party, like Blingo, would anonymize the cookie and the search they pass to Google? Or if someone would start using the Google API to setup such a service?