The CCP state, Facebook, Google... now Gaggle.
I hope there's some studies of the damage such things do to people.
How much do they lose the ability to control their own lives?
How does this change their attitude to other people?
Respect for authority?
Most of all, this ought to be opt-in, opt-in only, and if you opted-in you can get out again. My reading of the articles says it's none of these.