"Saying they've grown increasingly impatient with online
companies that pay too little heed to national privacy laws and
expectations, data protection commissioners from 10 countries on
Tuesday launched what they promised would be an ongoing effort to
match worldwide enforcement with the growing global market in
social network information.
""We've seen this happening a couple of times now and we want to
say, 'No, this can't go on the way it has," said Jennifer Stoddart,
Canada's privacy commissioner.
"The group fired its first shot at Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), asking
the company to explain what is widely considered to be its flawed
launch of the social networking tool, Buzz, and answer how it
intends to more closely hew to privacy expectations in the
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