Am I mistaken?
"“But many of you started using Google Buzz before we made these changes, and we want to help you ensure that Buzz is set up the way you want. Offering everyone who uses our products transparency and control is very important to us, so if you started using Google Buzz before we changed the start-up experience, you'll see [a] confirmation page the next time you click into the Buzz tab.”"
Didn't Google just pop Buzz in to place with the default features already turned on to the least amount of privacy and the most amount of exposure?
Assuming what Google wrote above to be true, then our new US Govt CTO clearly wanted the full attention of the press to notice that he was still in contact with lobbyists and he best buds at google.
Eric Schmidt is right. If you've got something to hide, then you should probably not be doing it in the first place. A senior staff member of the President of the US maintaining communication with former employees and lobbyists via a non-standard channel? Yeah, right. Its funny the Republican's are not calling for his head. Maybe Google's got their hands in both parties' pockets?