Nicholas Carlson writes:
There is a huge privacy flaw in Google’s new Twitter/Facebook competitor, Google Buzz.
When you first go into Google Buzz, it automatically sets you up with followers and people to follow.
A Google spokesperson tells us these people are chosen based on whom the users emails and chats with most using Gmail.
The problem is that — by default — the people you follow and the people that follow you are made public to anyone who looks at your profile.
Read more on Business Insider.
Update: See also Tim Lohman’s coverage of reaction in Australia.