Friday, February 12, 2010

A PSA about disabling Google's privacy nightmare, Google Buzz

Dr. Isis alerted us yesterday to Google's horrifyingly intrusive new opt-out privacy nightmare, Google Buzz. It apparently tracks where you go, links you up to blogs, and generally shreds your Internet Invisibility Cloak.

Oh, and it's on by default. If you breeze by it on your way to your Gmail inbox, it's still gathering information and posting updates for your followers.

Even if you click "turn off buzz" using the tiny, tiny link at the bottom of the page, it keeps going.

If you want to stop it, Jessica Dolcourt over at CNET tells you what to do.

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