I was surprised to see the Opt-In option the last time I accessed the web-interface of my Gmail-Account. I was however not amused to find out the next day, that although I had not consented BUZZ had already been integrated into my Gmail-Account.
Today I however took the time to remove a few followers, ceased the follower-ship of some other people and most important, removed the link to my (public) Picasa webs albums & Google Reader items.
I am not going to comments on all this as it obvious that the whole thing is constantly changing. I’d like however to point out a funny cartoon, which highlights the possible abuse of tweets that can be altered by the tweet-owner later on: