tangor - 5:07 am on Mar 31, 2010 (gmt 0)
US lawmakers are calling on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to probe privacy complaints about Google's Buzz, following a tirade of grumbles that greeted the creepy injection of the real-time Twitterbookish tech into Gmail in February this year.
On 25 March, 11 American lawmakers from the House of Energy and Commerce Committee penned a letter (link courtesy of Paid Content) to FTC chairman Jon Leibowitz, asking his office to investigate allegations that Google revealed personal details of its users without first securing their consent.
As reported at The Register: [theregister.co.uk...]
This, and the recent report of an EU filing regarding Google's "bundling" seems to indicate the search giant has gained more attention from lawmakers. See: [webmasterworld.com...]