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Google’s email service wipes entire email accounts of 150,000 Gmail users

Posted By admin On February 28, 2011 @ 9:34 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

SIMON NEVILLE
UK Daily Mail [1]
Feb 28, 2011

About 150,000 Gmail users have had their accounts deleted, including every email, application, contact and calendar information, Google confirmed today.

The problem first arose late yesterday when thousands logged onto their accounts, only to find all their personal information had been erased.

Many found that their accounts had been effectively reset, as they were greeted by the message Google welcomes new users with.

Their frustration swiftly found its way onto online message boards where they complained that everything had been lost.

One frustrated user wrote: ‘I have lost ALL on my emails/folders etc from Gmail. Why would this happen? How can I restore everything?’

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[4] Google to warn Gmail users when foreign spies are hacking their email: http://www.prisonplanet.com/google-to-warn-gmail-users-when-foreign-spies-are-hacking-their-email.html

[5] Google: Gmail users ‘have no legitimate expectation of privacy’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/google-gmail-users-have-no-legitimate-expectation-of-privacy.html

[6] Is this the end of the email password? Google working on a security system where users put a USB chip on smartphones or jewellery: http://www.prisonplanet.com/is-this-the-end-of-the-email-password-google-working-on-a-security-system-where-users-put-a-usb-chip-on-smartphones-or-jewellery.html

[7] Russian security service wants to ban Skype and Gmail: http://www.prisonplanet.com/russian-security-service-wants-to-ban-skype-and-gmail.html

[8] Facebook faces a consumer backlash over security concerns as bloggers urge users to ‘kill’ their accounts: http://www.prisonplanet.com/facebook-faces-a-consumer-backlash-over-security-concerns-as-bloggers-urge-users-to-kill-their-accounts.html

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