Paranoid? Not really, but its MY data, and if anyone is making money off of it then it will be ME.
I understand you are most likely part of a generation brainwashed into publicising your every bodily function on facepalm and twatter etc, but please dont suggest that those choosing not to pass private communications via a notorious snooper like Google are in some way less intelligent than yourself.
Unfortunately, the Droogs of today know no better. Don't even have the sense to use Goggle.