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  1. New Google Privacy Policy Combines User Data From All Google Services

    It wasn’t too long ago that the FTC said Google violated its privacy policies when it launched Google Buzz “by using information provided for Gmail for another purpose - social networking - without obtaining consumers’ permission in advance.

  2. Facebook Nears Google Buzz-Like Privacy Settlement with FTC

    Google and Twitter both settled with the FTC for complaints involving social features; Google admitted to its privacy mistakes with Buzz and submitted to 20 years of audits, and Twitter acknowledged security lapses that made profiles more...

  3. FTC Finalizes Settlement of Google Buzz Privacy Issues

    Concerns with Buzz's privacy policy were brought up shortly after this Google mini-blogging service was released in 2010. The FTC has approved its settlement with Google that addresses improper privacy disclosure during the release of Buzz.

  4. Google Buzz Settles Privacy Case With FTC As Plus1 Launches

    Google settled its case with the FTC over the forced joining to Buzz for a brief period after its launch last year, they now have to have users sign up for the product. The launch of Google Buzz fell short of our usual standards for transparency...

  5. Google Dashboard Adds Buzz

    The move comes after the first week of Google Buzz was wrought with privacy concerns. Now, Google Buzz is being added to the Dashboard. They also added a Buzz tab in Gmail settings. Google has addressed the privacy issue in many ways.

  6. SearchDay | Bing from the Agency Perspective

    Privacy Roundup: Google Street View, French Law, and Congressional Hearings Posted by Nathania Johnson Jun 22, 2009 Privacy concerns are ever-present, but the past week has generated significant buzz on the matter.

  7. Privacy Roundup: Google Street View, French Law, and Congressional Hearings

    Privacy concerns are ever-present, but the past week has generated significant buzz on the matter. Clearly, that raises a privacy issue. Speaking of Europe, France is putting the pressure on social networking sites like Facebook when it comes to...