Google Apparently Wants To Get Sued Again, Now Including Gmail Content In Search Results

Google Apparently Wants To Get Sued Again, Now Including Gmail Content In Search Results

Because Google didn’t learn anything from the Google Buzz privacy debacle, the company has now decided to begin testing the integration of users’ Gmail content into general search results. [More]

Google Will Pull The Plug On Buzz

Google Will Pull The Plug On Buzz

Google Buzz, which always had trouble generating much positive buzz during its short lifespan, is going the way of Donovan McNabb’s football career. Google casually announced that it’s putting the little-used social networking add-on out of its misery. [More]

Google Buzz Subject Of Class Action Lawsuit

Google Buzz Subject Of Class Action Lawsuit

We had a feeling it would come to this. Lawyers in San Francisco and Washington, D.C., have filed a class action lawsuit against Google for, among other allegations, violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act with its recently launched Google Buzz social networking tool. [More]

Google Buzz Opens Doors To Phishing Scams

Google Buzz Opens Doors To Phishing Scams

It’s a new day, so there must be a new revelation about another way in which Google Buzz is an affront to the concept of personal privacy, right? But the latest complaint about the Internet giant’s unasked-for answer to Facebook and Twitter goes far beyond making your private contacts public or adding potential personal safety risks to your “followers” list. It looks like the phishers and botnet scammers have already begun taking advantage of the new feature. [More]

Google Says "My Bad," Attempts To Fix Buzz Privacy Problem

Google Says "My Bad," Attempts To Fix Buzz Privacy Problem

After unleashing a Pandora’s box of privacy issues with the launch of their new Facebook wannabe “Google Buzz” feature earlier this week, Google now says they are taking the problem seriously. [More]

Google Buzz Contact Sharing Not Just Potentially Embarrassing

Google Buzz Contact Sharing Not Just Potentially Embarrassing

Google Buzz’s amazing integration of Twitter-like functionality and automatically following everyone you know isn’t just an annoying and potentially embarrassing feature. For some users, it’s a security hazard. [More]