Privacy and security implications of Amazon's new "Silk" browser

"Amazon will capture and control every Web transaction performed by Fire users. Every page they see, every link they follow, every click they make, every ad they see is going to be intermediated by one of the largest server farms on the planet. People who cringe at the data-mining implications of the Facebook Timeline ought to be just floored by the magnitude of Amazon's opportunity here." Chris Espinosa has an analysis of the latest Amazon news here and Joe Brockmeier at ReadWriteCloud has another. (via Keith Dawson)