Google's `Gmail' raises concerns MIXED REACTIONS ON PRIVACY ISSUES

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by bigc73542, Apr 2, 2004.

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  1. bigc73542

    bigc73542 Retired Moderator

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    Link to story: http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/business/technology/8337390.htm

     
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    Think it's a horrible idea but I do have the #1 solution - don't use "GMail" :rolleyes:
     
  3. Peaches4U

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    What's to stop Google from harvesting all those email addys and then selling them to spammers?? I tried to warn a few on another forum about this but all they can see is extra storage because they hate OE. They can't wait to download the program. :mad: Wanna bet it won't be soon afterwards the whining & complaining will begin. Oh well!! In OE it is a matter of learning how to put security in place and OE works just fine....it does for me and has for the last couple of years when I smartened up, well I like to think I did!! :D
     
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    Who in all of Creation needs a Gig's worth of email? I mean, I'm a world-class packrat (Form 1040As from '79? Got 'em!), but THAT scares me!
     
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    It doesn't sound like something I would want to use.
     
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    I wouldn't touch it with your ten foot pole, much less one I had to purchase myself :D
     
  7. TheQuest

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    Hi

    I think it out right wrong.

    In the UK if some open your mail and uses any thing in it to gain some advantaged or added a precursory they would be breaking the law.

    The same should be applied here with Email's. If some one alter it in anyway it should be made a criminal offense globally, unless done for security reason's.

    TheQuest :cool:
     
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