When I logged on to this account Google asked me again for my phone number. They already have my alternative email, they just want to know even more about me.
When I log into Facebook on my mobile they want to get all my contacts. I want control of my contacts. Facebook already have 400 of my contacts as friends on Facebook so why do they want more. Are they going to spam those that already aren't on there?
I feel secure in having things under my control. Its like storing stuff on the free Cloud space that Amazon and iTunes give you. You may have paid for the items but Amazon and iTunes have n qualms about wiping accounts on the flimsiest of pretexts.
Reminds me of the Sony debacle where their CD security software screwed up thousands of computers resulting in a multi million dollar settlement.
Im doing this using the Google Blogger software on my iPad so haven't got the hang of jumping around getting links. I may ad the later