Social Media Influence: Social Media News & Intellegence » Privacy watchdogs zero in on Google Buzz
It all comes down to privacy. That’s what the Gmail users have been complaining about since Google launched Buzz on Feb. 9. Yesterday the watchdog group EPIC (Electronic Privacy Information Center) urged the U.S. Federal Trade Commission to investigate Google Buzz. Farther north, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada is also looking into Buzz.
At issue, according the 16-page complaint EPIC filed, is Google’s use of confidential addresses to create a social network:
~ by Gary Austin on February 17, 2010.