One of the biggest criticism Google faces is that they invade into users privacy. And one of their latest product Buzz, had some real concerning issues. Which was addressed after a lot of users complained – thanks to netocracy.
View this video to better opinion, and yes please do go through the comments and real concerns of real people:
So, the debate if Google is actually spying on your privacy is inconclusive. Depends on what the users definition of Privacy is, which of course changes from person to person, as it is need-felt based.