|FTC Member Rips Into Google's Privacy Efforts|
| 11:10 pm on Mar 17, 2010 (gmt 0)|
|Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour, who is leaving the FTC next month, ripped into Google for the launch of its Buzz social-networking tool in February, and she complained that many other Internet firms, including Facebook and Microsoft, aren't encrypting the consumer data that lives in their clouds. |
|The launch of Google Buzz was irresponsible conduct by a company considered one of the greatest technology leaders of our time, Ms. Harbour said, in making her remarks, which she said are her own and not the views of the FTC. Ms. Harbour is leaving the FTC on April 6. |
| 11:51 pm on Mar 17, 2010 (gmt 0)|
To which the Gorg replied, "You cannot incubate social products in a Petri dish, or suddenly announce a fully baked product"
| 12:17 am on Mar 18, 2010 (gmt 0)|
|To which the Gorg replied, "You cannot incubate social products in a Petri dish, or suddenly announce a fully baked product" |
Wrong answer, FTC can cripple you.
| 4:32 pm on Mar 19, 2010 (gmt 0)|
Harbour went on to say: "Unlike a lot of tech products, consumer privacy cannot be run in beta.