Rule number 1
Don't feed the lawyers!
Google announced that it has received preliminary approval for its $8.5 million settlement of a class action brought against Google Buzz, the Gmail add-on that tried to turn the company's online email service into a social networking tool. The settlement received preliminary approval from federal district court Judge James …
Really? I have Gmail multiple accounts used for multiple things (including many system test accounts, thanks to work being tight-wads in the IT stakes) and I have yet to log in to one which has received one of these e-mails, either now or in the past.
I don't think whether or not Buzz is turned on makes a difference, as whilst I've refused to use Buzz on any of my main accounts since the thing was launched, I haven't always bothered on the occasional use ones.
AC for anti-spam reasons, Big Brother for obvious ones ;)
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