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Submission + - Google Reader's team poor decision making evidence (blogspot.com)

Felipe Hoffa writes: "This /. front page post started a chain reaction against the new Google Reader's feature "share with friends". The scandal has centered on privacy issues and how many people feel this is a big privacy slip up, while others just don't think so. What has been overlooken so far is how many business, design and technical mistakes were commited. I've compiled several of those mistakes in the following article. It really makes you wonder what's happening behind Google's doors."
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Google Reader Begins Sharing Private Data 313

Felipe Hoffa writes "One week ago Google Reader's team decided to begin showing your private data to all your GMail contacts. No need to opt-in, no way to opt-out. Complaints haven't been answered. Some users share their problems, including one family who says they won't be able to enjoy this Christmas because of this 'feature.' Will Google start doing this with all their products? You can check a summary of complaints in my journal here or browse the whole thread in Google Groups."

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