Pjman - 1:53 pm on Dec 27, 2011 (gmt 0)
Some even said that Google was using this possibility as a threat to try to pressure site owners into installing the button.
That was my exact fear. Also the sole reason I thought to even test it out.
I know from over a decade of doing an email list that less than 1% of my users even have a gmail account. So why would I ever waste that loading time for less than 1% of users.
G has really become the "Godfather" of the Internet. I feel like I have to "Kiss the Ring"!