So you don’t like Google Buzz?
Turn it OFF, then, and stop complaining:

Nightmares for Gmail users as Buzz kills privacy – NZ Herald :

“Of course, those still dissatisfied can simply turn off Buzz.
There’s a small link to do so at the bottom of the Gmail inbox page.”


UPDATE: – a bit of background spin worth reading at How google went into code red and saved google buzz

(See comments for a more jaded view of the whole fiasco.)