Originally Posted by sitlet
Well that's kind of the whole point of a smart phone, to have all your information connected with one account. If you don't want that, then don't get a smartphone. It's really not that difficult to make a gmail account, all they ask for is your name and birthday, you give more than that information to many other companies.
No, it is not really. It is to have access to information at the reach, not necessarily personal info or any account info.
You should not have to have an account of one kind or another to use a browser or such on a phone.
Google is just pushing its BS ethics of info gathering on users.