Nikos Roussos wrote:
And a user may accidentally start searching on the Google search box
before she realizes that she sends data to Google "as she types" (that's
how you get recommendations).
That's also a questionable "feature". Such a text box should not send
anything before you confirm it.
(And I don't like separate search boxes as a UI element to begin with, I
like Konqueror's "web shortcuts" feature, where I can just type gg: and my
search query in the address bar.)