I appreciate Google keeping up with me, helps me Google more easily.
They appreciate you too. You aren't a customer of Google. You are the product. They are making quite a nice profit selling you to the highest bidder. They are in the business of selling information about you; they now know what you like, what you do with your time, the people you know and the places you visit.
If this doesn't bother you, fine. You are making them happy and rich.
I'm not breaking any laws or doing anything wrong, so I've got nothing to hide if they wanna watch me.
This is a stupid argument. It isn't just about breaking laws (and whether you are breaking laws or not isn't up to you, it is up to a prosecutor). Privacy is a basic human right and need.
Do you want to have political opinions without fearing consequences? Do you want to own a gun, or have extra-marital sex, or oppose Black Lives Matter, or support Black Lives Matter, or use Tinder... I don't know about you, but I want to control information about me.
There is nothing illegal about my political views, or my medical history, or the fact that I like to play poker... but I don't want any of this information to get to perspective employers, or the woman I met on Tinder, or my ex-wife's attorney.
The way I look at it... data about me belongs to me. I can choose to give it away (as I sometimes do).
But it is increasingly important to me to know who is getting my data, who they will share it with, and how they are going to use it. The fact that google was collecting, storing, and using detailed location data about me without my knowledge is a little creepy.
I personally am not going to turn it off forever. But I am going to be mindful that it exists and remember to turn it off next time I spend the night with my ex-wife's best friend or go to my militant pacifist action meeting.