Oh, No

This headline made me feel sad:

Hackers target Google Gadgets

Fuzzy Clock is out to get me?

But then, going on, it's the same issue FaceBook faced... if you don't moderate, you're trusting everyone.

"How do you know it's a legitimate gadget?" Hansen asked. "Because someone uploaded it? There's no moderation, there's no way to guarantee it won't turn bad."

Google isn't alone.

The company is fighting a common problem facing social-networking Web sites and other sites that encourage users to spruce up their pages with little knickknacks that reach out to the outside world to deliver pictures or other content. The applications run code on the page that can be used for good or evil.

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