Did you install a Web Browser… or an anti-virus tool? Did Google inform you that it was going to scan your whole damned computer with its web browser…. or were you unaware.
This article, while insightful, is WRONG about this not being a big deal. It’s a HUGE deal… as can be seen from the reaction of the Infosec community, you know, the people that actually know what the fuck they’re talking about.