This is my dumping ground for quotes and other stuff relating to the wonderful world of digital & communications.
We try very hard to be upfront about the data we collect, and how we use it,” the statement suggested. “Of course we do not get everything 100 percent right — that is why we acted so quickly on [Google] Buzz.” This is the happy-clappy voice of Google’s PR operation, a vast exercise in passive aggression designed to prop up the perception that Eric, Larry and Sergey really, really, really, don’t want to do evil. Much more interesting was the verbal assessment a PR representative offered up to the Wall Street Journal. “We have discussed all these issues publicly many times before and have nothing to add to the letter,” the spokesperson told the Journal. Here, I think we’re getting closer to what Google really feels. The tone is tetchy. The underlying message is clear: Google would like the letter’s signatories to go forth and multiply.