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Gmail
Gmail's logo
Gmail screenshot

A screenshot of a Gmail inbox
Developer(s) Google
Initial release March 21, 2004 (2004-03-21)
Operating system Server: Linux; Client: Any Web browser
Platform Google Web Toolkit (Java/JavaScript)
Type POP3, IMAP, E-mail, Webmail
Website mail.google.com
.Gmail is a free, advertising-supported webmail, POP3, and IMAP[1] service provided by Google.^ Google Gmail 5 A great email service that's free from Google.

^ Gmail is a free POP3, IMAP and webmail service provided by Google.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "This lite service is not provided by GMail or Google."
  • How to Access Gmail if it’s Blocked at Work or School 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC digg.com [Source type: General]

[2][3] .In the United Kingdom and Germany, it is officially called Google Mail.^ When you're done with a message, clicking on the "archive" button will take it out of your Inbox and put it into what Google calls "All Mail."
  • SiteProNews: Google's Gmail - Search and Email Finally Come Together 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.sitepronews.com [Source type: General]
  • Merles Mission Ezine the Newsletter for Webmasters and Site Owners 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.merlesworld.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I've been testing Google's soon-to-be-released free E-mail service (called ' Gmail ') for a couple of weeks now and I like it.
  • Ernie The Attorney: Google Mail - it's easy and useful and the ads are unobtrusive 11 September 2009 6:06 UTC www.ernietheattorney.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Germany On July 4, 2005, Google announced that Gmail Deutschland would be rebranded to Google Mail.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Gmail was launched as an invitation-only beta release on April 1, 2004 and it became available to the general public on February 7, 2007, though still with beta status.^ Google's Press Release announcing launch of Gmail service (April 1, 2004).
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The service is only available to a limited number of beta testers, not yet to the general public.
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It’s not showing BETA status when I go to gmail.
  • Gmail Nudges Past AOL Email In The U.S. To Take No. 3 Spot. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

.As of July 2009,[4] it has 146 million users monthly.^ On February 24, 2009, the Gmail service was offline for 2.5 hours, preventing millions of users from accessing their accounts.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Juan Moore-Thyme - August 15th, 2009 at 11:30 am PDT These results are projected actual monthly users, not simply people with accounts.
  • Gmail Nudges Past AOL Email In The U.S. To Take No. 3 Spot. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

.The service was upgraded from beta status on July 7, 2009, along with the rest of the Google Apps suite.^ Reply sam says: February 10, 2009 at 12:11 am Here is also a good tool for Gmail and Google apps http://gmailnotifier.net/ .
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Why Gmail Went Down Today businessinsider.com 9/2/2009 — Google has explained why its Gmail Web mail service went down today.
  • Official Gmail Blog: Default https access for Gmail - Google, Online 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC techblips.dailyradar.com [Source type: News]

^ And Google, through services such as Google Apps and the new Google Wave, hopes to accelerate the change.
  • Gmail posts - Webware - CNET 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

[5][6]
.With an initial storage capacity offer of 1 GB per user, Gmail significantly increased the Webmail standard for free storage from the 2 to 4MB its competitors offered at that time.^ Google Gmail 5 gmail offer more free space for their users.

^ With an initial storage capacity offer of 1 GB per user, Gmail significantly increased the webmail standard for free storage from the 2 to 4MB its competitors offered at that time.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The service currently offers over 7300 MB of free storage with additional storage Gmail Labs The Gmail Labs feature, introduced on June 5, 2008, allows users to test new or 1 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia experimental features of Gmail, such as bookmarking of important e-mail messages, custom keyboard-shortcuts and games.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Gmail has a search-oriented interface and a "conversation view" similar to an Internet forum.^ Samepoint Social Conversation Search gmail .
  • Samepoint Social Conversation Search gmail | Social Mentions 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.samepoint.com [Source type: General]

^ Most evident to users are its search-oriented features and means of managing e-mail in a "conversation view" that is similar to an Internet forum.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gmail has a search-oriented interface and a "conversation view" similar to an Internet forum.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Software developers know Gmail for its pioneering use of the Ajax programming technique.^ Software developers know Gmail for its use of the Ajax programming technique.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ And you don't know the target of your mail is using GMail.
  • Privacy Subtleties of GMail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.templetons.com [Source type: General]

^ Import Lotus Notes contacts into GMAIL by using NSF contacts converter software at SysTools.
  • Gmail? Instant Messenger with VPN support, psGmail allows you to check your Gmail account e-mail from a normal POP mail .. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.dnka.com [Source type: General]

[7]
.Gmail runs on Google Google GFE/2.0 on Linux.^ Gmail runs on Google Servlet Engine and Google GFE/1.3 which run on Linux.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If you're running Google Chrome's development version, or a Mac or Linux nightly build of Chromium, you can already install three sample extensions from Google developers.
  • Gmail - Lifehacker 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC lifehacker.com [Source type: General]

^ GMDesk – Run Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs and Google Maps as standalone applications.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[8][9][10]

Contents

Features

Storage

Gmail's log-in page (July 2009)
.The Gmail service currently provides more than 7400 MB of free storage.^ Gmail is a free POP3, IMAP and webmail service provided by Google.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "This lite service is not provided by GMail or Google."
  • How to Access Gmail if it’s Blocked at Work or School 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC digg.com [Source type: General]

^ "Hotmail currently offers 2 MB of free e-mail storage.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[11] .Users can rent additional storage (shared between Picasa Web Albums, Google Docs and Gmail) from 20 GB (US$5/year) to 16 TB (US$4096/year).^ Users can rent additional storage (shared between Picasa Web Albums and Gmail) from 10 GB (US$20/year) to 400 GB (US$500/year).
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ So for $20 a year, you'll get 6 GB that can be used to store photos in Picasa Web Albums and to send or receive messages in Gmail.

^ Google web albums lets me do this.

[12][13][14][15]
.On April 1, 2005 the first anniversary of Gmail, Google announced the increase from 1 GB, stating that Google would "keep giving people more space forever."^ Google finally announced Gmail to the public on April 1, 2004.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ On April 1, 2005, the first anniversary of Gmail, Google announced the increase from 1 GB, stating that Google would "keep giving people more space forever."
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Germany On July 4, 2005, Google announced that Gmail Deutschland would be rebranded to Google Mail.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[16]
.In April 2005 Gmail engineer Rob Siemborski stated that Google would keep increasing storage by the second as long as it had enough space on its servers.^ On April 1, 2005, the first anniversary of Gmail, Google announced the increase from 1 GB, stating that Google would "keep giving people more space forever."
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In April 2005 Gmail engineer Rob Siemborski stated that Google would keep increasing storage by the second as long as it had enough space on its servers.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The hoax stated that by bending spacetime on the Google servers, the e-mails actually get routed through the fourth dimension of time itself before reaching their intended recipient.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.On October 12, 2007 the rate of increase was 5.37 MB per hour.^ On October 12, 2007, the rate of increase was 5.37 MB per hour.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Average White Guy said on October 30, 2007 12:49 PM PDT: Hmm...

^ Anonymous said on October 29, 2007 12:49 PM PDT: gmail blows!

[17] As of January 18, 2010, the rate was 0.000004 MB/s, or 0.0144 MB/h.[18]

Gmail Labs

.The Gmail Labs feature, introduced on June 5, 2008, allows users to test new or experimental features of Gmail, such as bookmarking of important e-mail messages, custom keyboard-shortcuts and games.^ Google trials new Gmail features .
  • Gmail Preview - Internet Applications & Software 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.cnet.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ What are Gmail's keyboard shortcuts?
  • The Unofficial Gmail FAQ 11 September 2009 6:06 UTC blogoscoped.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gmail Magic Inbox: a new Labs feature?
  • Gmail | LIVESTRONG.COM 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.livestrong.com [Source type: General]

.Users can enable or disable Labs features selectively and provide feedback about each of them.^ Users can enable or disable Labs features selectively and provide feedback about each of them.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Ten Gmail Labs Features You Should Enable – A list of ten experimental features that can be activated in Gmail.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It is true that Gmail has many interesting features (Gmail Chat, Labs) that other email services does not provide.
  • Gmail | LIVESTRONG.COM 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.livestrong.com [Source type: General]

.This allows Gmail engineers to obtain user input about new features to improve them and also to assess their popularity and whether they merit developing into regular Gmail features.^ Google trials new Gmail features .
  • Gmail Preview - Internet Applications & Software 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.cnet.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This allows Gmail engineers to obtain user input about new features to improve them and also to assess their popularity and whether they merit developing into regular Gmail features.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Keywords: Gmail , Google , Gmail Help Center , interface , Gmail account , Search , mail.google , inbox , Gmail Notifier , py , Gmail Help Discussion , labels , Gmail Mobile , Google Apps , Google Talk , the user , dots , new features .
  • Samepoint Social Conversation Search gmail | Social Mentions 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.samepoint.com [Source type: General]

.All Labs features are experimental and are subject to termination at any time.^ All Labs features are experimental and are subject to termination at any time.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gmail is still in beta testing, so new features are appearing all the time.

^ Ten Gmail Labs Features You Should Enable – A list of ten experimental features that can be activated in Gmail.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.On December 10, 2008 Gmail added support for SMS Messaging through its integrated Chat.^ On December 10, 2008, Gmail added support for SMS Messaging through its integrated Chat.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The new version had a redesigned 2 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia contacts section, quick contacts box and chat popups, which were added to names in the message list as well as the contact list.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In the two years that I have been using Gmail, I would venture to guess that it has let fewer than a dozen spam messages through, and has falsely identified even fewer non-spam messages.

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.On January 28, 2009 Gmail added support for offline access through its integration with Gears.^ He directed affected people to a secure offline Gmail fix that walks users through an installation process to get things working.
  • Gmail posts - Security - CNET News 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ External POP support is a little more dubious: "In the future you will be able to access Gmail messages from non-Gmail accounts for free or at a nominal fee."
  • Slashdot Comments | Gmail Cracks Down on Third-Party Notifiers 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC slashdot.org [Source type: General]

^ Offline to work with an http URL. Notably: The quickest way to fix this is to disable the 'Always use https' option , so you're accessing Gmail ...
  • Official Gmail Blog: Default https access for Gmail - Google, Online 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC techblips.dailyradar.com [Source type: News]

[22]
.On July 14, 2009 Gmail brought Tasks out of Labs testing and made it an official feature.^ August 15th, 2009 at 12:02 pm PDT Cool Gmail has many advanced features which is helping to gain the market share .
  • Gmail Nudges Past AOL Email In The U.S. To Take No. 3 Spot. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ In this article I will show you some of the cool features in Gmail and share some of the tips and tricks to get the most out of it.
  • Gmail Hacks - O'Reilly Media 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC windowsdevcenter.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ We usually hear about new Gmail features on Google’s official Gmail...
  • Gmail | LIVESTRONG.COM 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.livestrong.com [Source type: General]

[23]

Spam filter

.Gmail's spam filtering features a community-driven system: when any user marks an email as spam, this provides information to help the system identify similar future messages for all Gmail users.^ FTA, gmail uses user feedback to help improve the spam filter.

^ A welcome feature for all users, indeed!
  • Stuck On Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, Or AOL? Gmail Just Made It Incredibly Easy To Switch 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ Every time you click on the "Mark as spam" button, Gmail uses that information to block similar future messages not only for you, but for all Gmail users."
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[24] .Users may tune the system to allow mail marked as spam to be handled in particular ways.^ Yahoo e-mail users may be in for a surprise.
  • Gmail posts - Security - CNET News 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ After a rough period for a year or so with spam, their system has gone leaps and bounds and I barely get any, and never seem to experience problems getting legitimate mail either.
  • Stuck On Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, Or AOL? Gmail Just Made It Incredibly Easy To Switch 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ Once that forwarding rule is set on Gmail, all incoming mail to user@gmail.com will get spam filtered and anything left over will be forwarded to user@domain.com, with a copy left at Gmail.
  • MBoffin.com - Using Gmail as a Spam Filter 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mboffin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Gmail Mobile

.Gmail Mobile is a version of Google's Gmail email service.^ Google Gmail 5 A great email service that's free from Google.

^ Gmail is another great email service by Google.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gmail is considered to an online email services.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.It is a free service, developed to provide access to Gmail from mobile devices such as cell phones, or smartphones.^ Gmail Mobile - Access Gmail from a mobile phone.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gmail is a free POP3, IMAP and webmail service provided by Google.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ E-mail attachments such as photos, PDF and text documents can all be viewed from mobile devices, said Google.
  • Google opens Gmail to all - CNET News 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Gmail Mobile was released on December 16, 2005 and is available in many different languages.^ Gmail adopted many languages and today it is available to users in multiple languages.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Bergen Loves Linux » June 16, 2004 Gmail invites Like many others , I have a couple of invites to Gmail available.
  • Gmail invites (Anders Jacobsen's blog) 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.jacobsen.no [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Posted by: dave on September 15, 2005 06:16 AM hi,..would u invite me to gmail pls....
  • Gmail invites (Anders Jacobsen's blog) 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.jacobsen.no [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Gmail Mobile offers many of the features as Gmail delivered effectively to smaller, mobile screens.^ August 15th, 2009 at 12:02 pm PDT Cool Gmail has many advanced features which is helping to gain the market share .
  • Gmail Nudges Past AOL Email In The U.S. To Take No. 3 Spot. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ So many of you probably have Gmail and have seen the carzy "sponsored links" at the top of the screen.
  • Gmail | LIVESTRONG.COM 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.livestrong.com [Source type: General]

^ Among the web mail systems available, the Gmail interface offer search oriented features to its users and allows them to enter into a conversation.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Users have the ability to compose, read, reply, forward, mark unread, add a star or trash email messages.^ Also, Aronya1, Yahoo adds an ad after your signature (or message if you have no signature) in every email you send.
  • who has gmail [Archive] - WebDeveloper.com 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.webdeveloper.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Marking messages as unread is a quick and easy way to remind you to read a thread when you return to Gmail, but you couldn't mark specific messages within long threads as unread—until today.
  • Gmail - Lifehacker 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC lifehacker.com [Source type: General]

^ Add virtually an unlimited number of email accounts that will forward mail to you so you can check it in gmail and yet appear to come from the other.

[citation needed]
On September 22, 2009 Google brought Push Mail support to its Gmail service using Google Sync for iPhone and iPod Touch platforms[26]

Google Buzz

.On February 9, 2010, Google commenced their new service, Google Buzz, which integrates with Gmail allowing users to share links and media, as well as status updates.^ Google trials new Gmail features .
  • Gmail Preview - Internet Applications & Software 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.cnet.com.au [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Domain name Before its acquisition by Google, the gmail.com domain name was used by a free e-mail service offered by Garfield.com, online home of the comic strip Garfield.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ This allows Gmail engineers to obtain user input about new features to improve them and also to assess their popularity and whether they merit developing into regular Gmail features.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Interface

.The Gmail interface differs from other Webmail systems with its focus on search and its "conversation view" of email, grouping several replies onto a single page.^ (July 2009) The gmail interface makes gmail unique amongst webmail systems for several ...
  • Samepoint Social Conversation Search gmail | Social Mentions 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.samepoint.com [Source type: General]

^ Samepoint Social Conversation Search gmail .
  • Samepoint Social Conversation Search gmail | Social Mentions 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.samepoint.com [Source type: General]

^ For example, Gmail automatically groups an email and the replies to it as a conversation.
  • who has gmail [Archive] - WebDeveloper.com 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.webdeveloper.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Gmail's user experience designer, Kevin Fox, intended users to feel as if they were always on one page and just changing things on that page, rather than having to navigate to other places.^ This allows Gmail engineers to obtain user input about new features to improve them and also to assess their popularity and whether they merit developing into regular Gmail features.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google announced today that Gmail sessions would now be secured using SSL/TLS by default, rather than as a choice an individual user made in configuration settings.
  • Official Gmail Blog: Default https access for Gmail - Google, Online 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC techblips.dailyradar.com [Source type: News]

^ The other thing I just discovered is that when I used my FireFox it was highlighting the customized news that was posted about a few days ago on one of the blogs.
  • Gmail is Out of Beta - Search Engine Watch Forums 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC forums.searchenginewatch.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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History

.Gmail was a project started by Google developer Paul Buchheit several years before it was announced to the public.^ Google finally announced Gmail to the public on April 1, 2004.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ History Gmail was a project started by Google developer Paul Buchheit several years before it was announced to the public.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Domain name Before its acquisition by Google, the gmail.com domain name was used by a free e-mail service offered by Garfield.com, online home of the comic strip Garfield.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Initially the e-mail client was available for use only by Google employees internally within the company.^ Initially only Google employees could use the e-mail client and only internally.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Only Google employees get 1 Terabyte.
  • The Unofficial Gmail FAQ 11 September 2009 6:06 UTC blogoscoped.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Domain name Before its acquisition by Google, the gmail.com domain name was used by a free e-mail service offered by Garfield.com, online home of the comic strip Garfield.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Google announced Gmail to the public on April 1, 2004.[29] IMAP support was added on Oct.^ Google finally announced Gmail to the public on April 1, 2004.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Germans garotte Google Gmail over privacy , The Register, April 8, 2004.
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google's Press Release announcing launch of Gmail service (April 1, 2004).
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

24, 2007.[1]

Domain name history

.Before its acquisition by Google, the gmail.com domain name was used by a free e-mail service offered by Garfield.com, online home of the comic strip Garfield.^ Google Gmail 5 A great email service that's free from Google.

^ Google Gmail 5 Great free Web-based email service .

^ Domain name Before its acquisition by Google, the gmail.com domain name was used by a free e-mail service offered by Garfield.com, online home of the comic strip Garfield.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

After moving to a different domain, that service has since been discontinued.[30]
.As of 22 June 2005 (2005 -06-22), Gmail's canonical URI changed from http://gmail.google.com/gmail/ to http://mail.google.com/mail/.^ By exposing the Gmail account name, Google claims that this will "help prevent mail from being marked as spam".
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ For instance: you can book mark your in-box at mail.google.com/mail/#inbox.
  • Gmail posts - Webware - CNET 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ Could Gmail be used as a spam filter for my MBoffin.com e-mail account?
  • MBoffin.com - Using Gmail as a Spam Filter 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mboffin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[31] .As of July 2009, those who typed in the former URI were redirected to the latter.^ Up until April 2009, those who typed in the former URI redirected to the latter.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

GoogleMail domain for certain countries

.The domain gmail.com is unavailable in certain countries, such as the United Kingdom and Germany, due to trademark disputes, in which cases users must use the domain googlemail.com.^ The domain gmail.com is unavailable in certain countries, in which cases users are able to use the domain googlemail.com.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Domain name Before its acquisition by Google, the gmail.com domain name was used by a free e-mail service offered by Garfield.com, online home of the comic strip Garfield.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Trademark disputes United Kingdom The Google Mail logo On October 19, 2005, Google voluntarily converted the United Kingdom version of Gmail to Google Mail because of a dispute with the UK company, Independent International Investment Research.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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.Because the domains are interchangeable, users obliged to use the googlemail.com domain are unable to select addresses already chosen by gmail.com users.^ The domain gmail.com is unavailable in certain countries, in which cases users are able to use the domain googlemail.com.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Accordingly, users obliged to use the googlemail.com domain are unable to select addresses already chosen by gmail.com users.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Domain name Before its acquisition by Google, the gmail.com domain name was used by a free e-mail service offered by Garfield.com, online home of the comic strip Garfield.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Inbound e-mails sent to either googlemail.com or gmail.com addresses will reach the user.^ Don't send e-mails to @gmail.com addresses .
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I have sent them e-mail to support@gmail.com but they don't respond.

^ Domain name Before its acquisition by Google, the gmail.com domain name was used by a free e-mail service offered by Garfield.com, online home of the comic strip Garfield.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.When registering for an online service, Googlemail users must use the googlemail.com form of their email address to ensure that any administrative emails they send to the service, such as confirmation messages, are recognized.^ Gmail is considered to an online email services.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ To post to this group, send email to gmail-users@googlegroups.com.
  • "Resend" has disappeared... - Gmail-Users | Google Groups 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC groups.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The service remained available via remote clients, such as Outlook or the iPhone’s mail client, using POP3 or IMAP .
  • Gmail Down, Again - Update | Epicenter | Wired.com 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.wired.com [Source type: General]

Requirement for mobile phone number

.When attempting to create a Gmail account from some countries, Google requires a mobile phone number that supports text messaging.^ Gmail Mobile - Access Gmail from a mobile phone.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ G.Creator is a Gmail auto account creator tool.
  • Gmail? Instant Messenger with VPN support, psGmail allows you to check your Gmail account e-mail from a normal POP mail .. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.dnka.com [Source type: General]

^ Gmail account creator is a Gmail auto account creator tool.
  • Gmail? Instant Messenger with VPN support, psGmail allows you to check your Gmail account e-mail from a normal POP mail .. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.dnka.com [Source type: General]

.In other countries this is not required for sign-up, according to Google due to service limitations.^ Gmail is Google's free web email service (currently in Beta, and not public to sign up) with initially 1 Gigabyte, and now over 2 Gigabyte of storage and growing (the storage keeps on growing dynamically, so it's larger everyday).
  • The Unofficial Gmail FAQ 11 September 2009 6:06 UTC blogoscoped.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Integrated Gmail – Makes it possible to display other Google services like Google Calendar or Reader directly in Gmail.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Now, before you go rushing over to Google to sign up I have to tell you this service is still not available to the public.
  • Merles Mission Ezine the Newsletter for Webmasters and Site Owners 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.merlesworld.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Google explains this:
.If you'd like to sign up for a Gmail address, you need to have a mobile phone that has text-messaging capabilities.^ Gmail Mobile - Access Gmail from a mobile phone.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ GMail sign up links?
  • Gmail is Out of Beta - Search Engine Watch Forums 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC forums.searchenginewatch.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sign up for Gmail now.
  • Gmail | LIVESTRONG.COM 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.livestrong.com [Source type: General]

.If you don't have a phone, you may want to ask a friend if you can use his or her number to receive a code.^ This is a remarkable feature which can be extremely useful for users who want to use a single, one-point account to maintain mails they receive.
  • Stuck On Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, Or AOL? Gmail Just Made It Incredibly Easy To Switch 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ Let me use my GrandCentral number on VoIP phones.

^ This is a real threat to them because if you use it you don't see any of the ads.
  • Slashdot Comments | Gmail Cracks Down on Third-Party Notifiers 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC slashdot.org [Source type: General]

.One of the reasons we're offering this new way to sign up for Gmail is to help protect our users and combat abuse.^ Sign up for Gmail now.
  • Gmail | LIVESTRONG.COM 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.livestrong.com [Source type: General]

^ Signed up just to reply to this one.
  • MBoffin.com - Using Gmail as a Spam Filter 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mboffin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Keywords: Gmail , Google , Gmail Help Center , interface , Gmail account , Search , mail.google , inbox , Gmail Notifier , py , Gmail Help Discussion , labels , Gmail Mobile , Google Apps , Google Talk , the user , dots , new features .
  • Samepoint Social Conversation Search gmail | Social Mentions 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.samepoint.com [Source type: General]

.Spam and abuse protection are two things we take very seriously, and our users have been very happy with the small amount of spam they've received in Gmail.^ This allows Gmail engineers to obtain user input about new features to improve them and also to assess their popularity and whether they merit developing into regular Gmail features.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I think quite a few spam prevention tools (including SpamAssassin) also know what IPs are allocated for home users, even if they're static blocks.
  • Gmail, Yahoo & Hotmail Issues - 6592808 - Web Hosting Talk 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.webhostingtalk.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In 4 years of using gmail I have received less than 100 spams and this feels awesome.

.We take many measures to ensure that spammers have a difficult time sending their spam messages, getting these messages delivered, or even obtaining a Gmail address (spammers will often use many different addresses to send spam).^ The message from Gmail was treated as spam by Yahoo.
  • Gmail posts - Security - CNET News 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ Prior to July 2009, any email sent through the gmail interface included the gmail .com address as the "sender", even if it was sent with a custom email address as "from" ...
  • Samepoint Social Conversation Search gmail | Social Mentions 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.samepoint.com [Source type: General]

^ Before Gmail, I was using Yahoo, Hotmail, and AOL...none of these has the spam filtering that GMail does.

.Sending invitation codes to mobile phones is one way to address this, as the number of addresses created per phone number can be limited.^ For example, if my dad sends me his new mobile phone number I can label his mail with “Family” and “Important” and find it wherever I want later… Try doing this with folder without duplicating content… .
  • Stuck On Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, Or AOL? Gmail Just Made It Incredibly Easy To Switch 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ Three years after Gmail was announced, Google is now open Gmail registration to all, without need to register mobile phone number.
  • Gmail | LIVESTRONG.COM 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.livestrong.com [Source type: General]

^ Synqit helps you to import your phone numbers from various address books into Skype.
  • Gmail? Instant Messenger with VPN support, psGmail allows you to check your Gmail account e-mail from a normal POP mail .. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.dnka.com [Source type: General]

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Gmail hoaxes

Gmail Paper hoax

.On April Fools' Day 2007, Google made fun of Gmail by introducing "Gmail Paper", where a user could click a button and Gmail would purportedly mail an ad-supported hard copy for free.^ Google spoofed "offering" the same service in the Gmail Paper April Fool’s Day joke in 2007.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gmail, a free web service mail introduced by Google has the facility of spam filtering.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gmail Paper hoax On April Fools’ Day 2007, Google made fun of Gmail by introducing "Gmail Paper", where a user could click a button and Gmail would purportedly mail an ad-supported hard copy for free.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Gmail Custom Time hoax

.On April Fools' Day 2008 Google introduced a fake service, "Gmail Custom Time", which would allegedly allow a user to send up to ten e-mails per year with forged timestamps.^ Google spoofed "offering" the same service in the Gmail Paper April Fool’s Day joke in 2007.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gmail, a free web service mail introduced by Google has the facility of spam filtering.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google Gmail 5 Great service..

.The hoax stated that by bending spacetime on the Google servers, the e-mails actually get routed through the fourth dimension of time itself before reaching their intended recipient.^ The hoax stated that by bending spacetime on the Google servers, the e-mails actually get routed through the fourth dimension of time itself before reaching their intended recipient.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I just prefer companies that actually intend to improve lives of users with their software, which is what Google does via labs, apps, docs, etc.
  • Stuck On Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, Or AOL? Gmail Just Made It Incredibly Easy To Switch 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ Domain name Before its acquisition by Google, the gmail.com domain name was used by a free e-mail service offered by Garfield.com, online home of the comic strip Garfield.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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Gmail Autopilot hoax

.On April Fools' Day 2009 Google introduced a service called Gmail Autopilot by CADIE.[37] According to Google, the service purported to automatically read and respond to emails for the user.^ Gmail is an email service which is offered by Google free of charge.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google Gmail 5 Great free Web-based email service .

^ Google Gmail 5 A great email service that's free from Google.

.It appeared to work by analyzing messages for the emotions expressed in the message and either providing advice to the user or automatically responding to the message.^ It appeared to work by analyzing messages for the emotions involved in writing the message and either providing advice to the user, or automatically responding to the message.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ My file contains: $message_headers does not contain "X-Forwarded-For: user@gmail.com user@domain.com"+++++++user@gmail.com This appears to be working well - Please someone else try it and see if it works for them.
  • MBoffin.com - Using Gmail as a Spam Filter 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mboffin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Code changes

.Gmail's JavaScript front-end was rewritten in late summer and early fall of 2007 and was released to users starting on October 29, 2007. The new version had a redesigned contacts section, quick contacts box and chat popups, which were added to names in the message list as well as the contact list.^ Edit Gmail Contacts From Chat List – It is far easier and faster to edit the Gmail contacts from the chat list.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Monday, October 29, 2007 .

^ Gmail Redesigned – A complete new CSS stylesheet for Gmail that changes the look and feel of the website.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The contacts application is integrated into other Google services, such as Google Docs.^ Google integrated this database into their Google Groups service.
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The contacts application is integrated into other Google services, such as Google Docs.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Integrated Gmail – Makes it possible to display other Google services like Google Calendar or Reader directly in Gmail.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Users granted access to the new version were given a link at the top-right corner which read "Newer Version". As of December 2007, most new registrations in English (US) along with most pre-existing accounts are given the new interface by default when supported.^ Click the "Settings" link in the top-right corner of Gmail.
  • Gmail posts - Webware - CNET 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ Users granted access to the new version were given a link at the top-right corner which read "Newer Version".
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ As of December 2007, most new registrations in English (US) along with most pre-existing accounts are given the new interface by default when supported.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

There remains the option to downgrade via a link labelled "Older Version".[38][39][40][41]
.These coding changes mean that only users of Internet Explorer 7, Firefox 2, Google Chrome and Safari 3.0 (or more recent versions) can fully use the new code.^ Google says it has fixed a small filter configuration glitch on their end, but many users say are still getting more than their fair share of unwanted mail.

^ Use a phishing filter and good antimalware software The most recent versions of most browsers, including Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla's Firefox, help filter phishing sites, as do security suites from McAfee, Symantec, TrendMicro, and other companies.
  • Gmail posts - Security - CNET News 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ Yeah, not only is the Google Office Suite better and more stable than MS Office; the GoogleOS is finally ready for prime time .
  • Slashdot Comments | Gmail Cracks Down on Third-Party Notifiers 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC slashdot.org [Source type: General]

.Internet Explorer 5.5+, Netscape 7.1+, Mozilla 1.4+, Firefox 0.8, Safari 1.3 and some other browsers will give limited functionality.^ Email Firefox Google Internet Explorer Linux Microsoft Opera Security Software Windows Web Browser Windows Software .
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "So recently the Gmail team has been working on a structural code change that we’ll be rolling out to Firefox 2 and IE 7 users over the coming weeks (with other browsers to follow)."
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Use a phishing filter and good antimalware software The most recent versions of most browsers, including Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla's Firefox, help filter phishing sites, as do security suites from McAfee, Symantec, TrendMicro, and other companies.
  • Gmail posts - Security - CNET News 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

.Other browsers may be redirected to the basic-HTML-only version of Gmail.^ Other browsers may be redirected to the basicHTML-only version of Gmail.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Melvin - May 14th, 2009 at 12:12 am PDT If only Yahoo would let all incoming mail be forwarded to Gmail..
  • Stuck On Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, Or AOL? Gmail Just Made It Incredibly Easy To Switch 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ "So recently the Gmail team has been working on a structural code change that we’ll be rolling out to Firefox 2 and IE 7 users over the coming weeks (with other browsers to follow)."
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[40][42][43][44][45]
.During the week of January 18, 2008 Google released an update that changed the way Gmail loads JavaScript.^ During the week of January 18, 2008, Google released an update that changed the way Gmail loads JavaScript.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ As of June 22, 2005, Gmail’s canonical URI changed from http://gmail.google.com/ gmail/ to http://mail.google.com/ Code changes Gmail’s JavaScript front-end was rewritten in late summer and early fall of 2007 and was released to users starting on October 29, 2007.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "So recently the Gmail team has been working on a structural code change that we’ll be rolling out to Firefox 2 and IE 7 users over the coming weeks (with other browsers to follow)."
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.This caused the failure of some third-party extensions.^ This caused the failure of some third-party extensions.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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.On December 12, 2008 Gmail added support for faster PDF viewing within the browser.^ On December 12, 2008, Gmail added support for faster PDF viewing within the browser.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Official Gmail Blog: Fast PDF viewing right in your browser [40] "Gmail Privacy Page".
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Scott said on December 15, 2007 12:42 PM PDT: Gmail seems to work pretty well for me.

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Criticisms

Privacy

.Google automatically scans e-mails to add context-sensitive advertisements to them.^ Google's actions are willful because the service is designed for the purpose of scanning and extracting the content of e-mail messages that pass through its Gmail system.
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gmail uses "content extraction" (the term used in Google's patents ) on all incoming and outgoing e-mail in order to target the advertising to the user.
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Tags: firefox , firefox add-ons , firefox-extensions , gmail , gmail email , gmail software , gmail tips , gmail tools , google-mail , greasemonkey Categories: Email .
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Privacy advocates raised concerns that the plan involved scanning their personal, assumed private, e-mails, and that this was a security problem.^ Privacy advocates raised concerns that the plan involved scanning their personal, assumed private, e-mails, and that this was a security problem.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I certainly let my own personal computer contain all sorts of private information, ranging from my finances to private e-mails with my family.
  • Privacy Subtleties of GMail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.templetons.com [Source type: General]

^ EU privacy advocates are very concerned that the Gmail service, which is of course available internationally, violates key principles and provisions embodied in the Data Protection Directive.
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Allowing e-mail content to be read, even by a computer, raises the risk that the expectation of privacy in e-mail will be reduced.^ What is Gmail and and what privacy risks does it raise?
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It's a computer, not a person reading your e-mail.
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If a major online e-mail provider such as Google is allowed to monitor private communications -- even in an automated way -- the expectations of e-mail privacy may be eroded.
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Furthermore, e-mail that non-subscribers choose to send to Gmail accounts is scanned by Gmail as well, even though those senders never agreed to Gmail's terms of service or privacy policy.^ Gmail violates the privacy rights of non-subscribers.
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Subscribers to Gmail also face risks to their privacy; those risks are outlined below.
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Furthermore, e-mail that nonsubscribers choose to send to Gmail accounts is scanned by Gmail as well, even though those senders never agreed to Gmail’s terms of service or privacy policy.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Google can change its privacy policy unilaterally and Google is technically able to cross-reference cookies across its information-rich product line to make dossiers on individuals.^ Google can change its privacy policy unilaterally and Google is technically able to cross-reference cookies across its information-rich product line to make dossiers on individuals.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The most significant change in the privacy policy is that Google more explicitly reserves its legal right to track users across Google products (" If you have an account, we may share the information submitted under your account among all of our services in order to provide you with a seamless experience and to improve the quality of our service ") much like a similar provision in the Gmail Privacy Policy (see 2.3 "Will Google Build Profiles of Subscribers and/or Non-subscribers?
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ As noted, the Gmail privacy policy does not prohibit Google from building such profiles (see 1.3c "Profiling Across Google Product Line" ).
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.However, most e-mail systems make use of server-side content scanning in order to check for spam.^ But, after I have started using the spam filters in the e-mail.

^ However, most e-mail systems make use of server-side content scanning in order to check for spam.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Could Gmail be used as a spam filter for my MBoffin.com e-mail account?
  • MBoffin.com - Using Gmail as a Spam Filter 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mboffin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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.Privacy advocates also regard the lack of disclosed data retention and correlation policies as problematic.^ Privacy-advocates also regard the lack of disclosed data retention and correlation 3 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia can check for a string in the "Subject", but not in a custom header.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ EU privacy advocates are very concerned that the Gmail service, which is of course available internationally, violates key principles and provisions embodied in the Data Protection Directive.
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Finally, international advocates raise risks about the openness of Google's intentions, especially when it comes to their "unstable" Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (i.e.
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Google has the ability to combine information contained in a person's e-mail messages with information from Internet searches.^ Google has the ability to combine information contained in a person’s e-mails with information about their Internet searches.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gmail examines the entire content of the e-mail message including the header and addressing information (see 2.2 for more details) in order to derive the the "concepts" contained in the e-mail.
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Internal e-mail information is the actual data contained within an e-mail message where as external e-mail information is data derived from the internal information using Gmail's analysis algorithms (e.g.
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Google has not confirmed how long such information is kept or how it can be used.^ Google has not confirmed how long such information would be kept and how it could be used.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The Gmail privacy policy explicitly allows such uses: "Google may share cookie information among its other services for the purpose of providing you a better experience."
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ However, it is unknown whether using these methods will "de-link" you from any information Google has already collected about your searching and e-mailing habits.
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.One of the concerns is that it could be of interest to law enforcement agencies.^ One of the concerns is that it could be of interest to law enforcement agencies.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.More than 30 privacy and civil liberties organizations have urged Google to suspend Gmail service until these issues are resolved.^ Thirty-one privacy and civil liberties groups signed an open letter to Google, urging it to suspend the Gmail service until its serious privacy issues are resolved.
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Open letter from thirty-one privacy and civil liberties organizations to Google urging them to suspend Gmail until its serious privacy issues are resolved (April 19, 2004).
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
  • Gmail Privacy FAQ 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.epic.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "About Gmail: More on Gmail and privacy".
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[50]
.Gmail's privacy policy contains the clause: "residual copies of deleted messages and accounts may take up to 60 days to be deleted from our active servers and may remain in our offline backup systems". Google points out that Gmail adheres to most industry-wide practices.^ View our Privacy Policy and our...
  • Merles Mission Ezine the Newsletter for Webmasters and Site Owners 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.merlesworld.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google points out that Gmail adheres to most industry-wide practices.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gmail’s privacy policy contains the clause: "Residual copies of deleted messages and accounts may take up to 60 days to be deleted from our active servers and may remain in our offline backup systems."
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Google has stated that they will "make reasonable efforts to remove deleted information from our systems as quickly as is practical."^ Google has stated that they will "make reasonable efforts to remove deleted information from our systems as quickly as is practical."
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google can change its privacy policy unilaterally and Google is technically able to cross-reference cookies across its information-rich product line to make dossiers on individuals.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If Google fears that GMail's 1GB storage space could be used as a warez haven, they may have good reason for locking out automated tools.
  • Slashdot Comments | Gmail Cracks Down on Third-Party Notifiers 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC slashdot.org [Source type: General]

[51][52]
.Google defends its position by citing their use of email-scanning to the user's benefit.^ Google defends its position by citing its use of email-scanning to the users’ benefit.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Anyway, I'd like to emphasise the usefulness of using Google's SMTP server for all your email.
  • MBoffin.com - Using Gmail as a Spam Filter 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mboffin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ For example, we use optical character recognition (OCR) developed by the Google Book Search team to protect Gmail users from image spam.

.Google states that Gmail refrains from displaying ads next to potentially sensitive messages such as those that mention tragedy, catastrophe, or death.^ Google states that Gmail refrains from displaying ads next to potentially sensitive messages, such as those that mention tragedy, catastrophe, or death.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ ""Gmail’s filters also block ads from running next to messages about catastrophic events or tragedies, erring on the side of not displaying an ad if the content is questionable.""
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Integrated Gmail – Makes it possible to display other Google services like Google Calendar or Reader directly in Gmail.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[53]
.Gmail accounts of human rights activists in China were hacked in a sophisticated attack in late 2009.[54][55] The fact that Gmail stores, analyzes and retains user's email contents makes Gmail an attractive target for such attacks.^ Manage All Email Accounts With Gmail – Guide for users with multiple email accounts.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gmail account and user-name.
  • Stuck On Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, Or AOL? Gmail Just Made It Incredibly Easy To Switch 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ Prior to July 2009, any email sent through the gmail interface included the gmail .com address as the "sender", even if it was sent with a custom email address as "from" ...
  • Samepoint Social Conversation Search gmail | Social Mentions 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.samepoint.com [Source type: General]

[56]
.The launch of Google Buzz as an opt-out social network immediately drew criticism for violating user privacy because it automatically allowed Gmail users' contacts to view their other contacts.^ This allows Gmail engineers to obtain user input about new features to improve them and also to assess their popularity and whether they merit developing into regular Gmail features.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Charbax ( @Charbax ) - May 13th, 2009 at 7:38 pm PDT Soon enough Google will allow you to export all your Facebook friends, status updates and everything into Google Open Social with a perfect integration with Android, FriendConnect, FriendFeed, and we will all have much better social networking out of it.
  • Stuck On Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, Or AOL? Gmail Just Made It Incredibly Easy To Switch 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ Keywords: Gmail , Google , service , storage , mail.google , outage , Gmail Mobile , GB , googlemail , Google Mail , Labs , Gmail Paper , Gmail account , Gmail Help Center , hoax , the user , blogspot , Google Gmail , Googles Gmail .
  • Samepoint Social Conversation Search gmail | Social Mentions 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.samepoint.com [Source type: General]

[57][58]

Technical limitations

.Gmail does not allow users to send or receive executable files or archives containing executable files if it recognises the file extension as one used for executable files or archives.^ "Title Gmail: Help Center - Can I send or receive an executable file?".
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I was one of the first users of Gmail when it was (really!
  • Stuck On Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, Or AOL? Gmail Just Made It Incredibly Easy To Switch 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ Technical issues Gmail does not allow users to send or receive executable files or archives containing executable files if it recognises the file extension as one used for executable files or archives.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[59][60]
.By design, Gmail does not deliver all of a user's e-mails.^ For one, there are thousands of people who have all their mail now forwarded to Gmail, many of whom had things this way before I wrote this article.
  • MBoffin.com - Using Gmail as a Spam Filter 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mboffin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ How To Read Mail Without Touching Your Mouse – It is possible to use Gmail without using the mouse at all.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ So if you redirect your pop mail to Gmail AND use their SMTP server, you'll have ALL your messages archived, not just the received mail.
  • MBoffin.com - Using Gmail as a Spam Filter 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mboffin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.When downloading mail through POP or IMAP access, Gmail fails to deliver messages that users have sent to themselves if the client has a copy of it already.^ By design, Gmail does not deliver all of a user’s e-mails.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Downloads: 0 imap gmail Views: 6 .
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gmail doesn’t download copies of messages sent from within your client, or messages already available in your client."
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[61] .It also does not deliver to a user's inbox (via any access interface) those messages that users have sent to mailing lists and which they might expect to receive back via the mailing list.^ The archiver delivered them as Outlook Express messages, but GMail’s uploader only speaks MBOX. I downloaded Thunderbird and imported the mail as EMLs, converted them to MBOX, and sent them on over to the GMail upload utility.
  • Stuck On Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, Or AOL? Gmail Just Made It Incredibly Easy To Switch 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ I just prefer companies that actually intend to improve lives of users with their software, which is what Google does via labs, apps, docs, etc.
  • Stuck On Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, Or AOL? Gmail Just Made It Incredibly Easy To Switch 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ Keywords: Gmail , Google , Gmail Help Center , interface , Gmail account , Search , mail.google , inbox , Gmail Notifier , py , Gmail Help Discussion , labels , Gmail Mobile , Google Apps , Google Talk , the user , dots , new features .
  • Samepoint Social Conversation Search gmail | Social Mentions 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.samepoint.com [Source type: General]

[62]
.Gmail sorts e-mail only by conversations (threads), which can be a problem for large conversations.^ Gmail sorts e-mail only by conversations (threads), which is a problem for large conversations.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google Gmail 4 great spam filtering and convenient conversation threads (although they can sometimes become confusing).

^ Melvin - May 14th, 2009 at 12:12 am PDT If only Yahoo would let all incoming mail be forwarded to Gmail..
  • Stuck On Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, Or AOL? Gmail Just Made It Incredibly Easy To Switch 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

.For example, if a user sends a query to a large group of people, all of the responses are stored in a single conversation that is impossible to break apart.^ For example, people think its so cool that it groups emails into "conversations."

^ For example, if a user sends a query to a large group of people, all of the responses are stored in a single conversation that is impossible to break apart.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Each message is grouped with all its replies and displayed as a conversation.
  • Gmail is Out of Beta - Search Engine Watch Forums 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC forums.searchenginewatch.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.There is no way to search for responses from one user without getting the entire conversation.^ There is no way to search for responses from one user without getting the entire conversation.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Is there a way to filter this down to one user?
  • MBoffin.com - Using Gmail as a Spam Filter 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mboffin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ For example, if a user sends a query to a large group of people, all of the responses are stored in a single conversation that is impossible to break apart.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.While deletion of individual e-mails is possible, most operations, such as archiving and labeling, can only be performed on whole conversations.^ Free Hotmail users tended to keep only a bit of their mail online, deleting the rest.
  • Privacy Subtleties of GMail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.templetons.com [Source type: General]

.Conversations cannot be split up or combined.^ Conversations cannot be split up or combined.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[63]

Outages

Gmail has been unavailable on several occasions. .On February 24, 2009 the Gmail service was offline for 2 hours and 30 minutes, preventing millions of users from accessing their accounts.^ Google's GMail user having problem access their GMail on Feb 24, 2009.
  • Gmail | LIVESTRONG.COM 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.livestrong.com [Source type: General]

^ On February 24, 2009, the Gmail service was offline for 2.5 hours, preventing millions of users from accessing their accounts.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gmail account and user-name.
  • Stuck On Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, Or AOL? Gmail Just Made It Incredibly Easy To Switch 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

.People who rely entirely on Gmail for business purposes complained about these outages.^ People who rely entirely on Gmail for business purposes complained about these outages.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Some of these treatments are essential, but sometimes the best way for people who have cancer to avoid infections simple food safety.
  • EzineArticles Submission - Submit Your Best Quality Original Articles For Massive Exposure, Ezine Publishers Get 25 Free Article Reprints 11 September 2009 6:06 UTC ezinearticles.com [Source type: General]

^ Anyone who complains about the filtering, is either impatient, and expecting instant results; or isn't using the filters and settings correctly.

[64][65] .Another outage occurred on September 1, 2009. The problem was widely reported by users on Twitter, and Google acknowledged that the problem affects "a majority of users" and promised an update on the situation by 1:53:00PM PDT which would include a time estimate on when they expect to have the problem fixed.^ PDT to include Google's comments .
  • Gmail posts - Security - CNET News 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ Keywords: Gmail , Google , service , storage , mail.google , outage , Gmail Mobile , GB , googlemail , Google Mail , Labs , Gmail Paper , Gmail account , Gmail Help Center , hoax , the user , blogspot , Google Gmail , Googles Gmail .
  • Samepoint Social Conversation Search gmail | Social Mentions 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.samepoint.com [Source type: General]

^ He directed affected people to a secure offline Gmail fix that walks users through an installation process to get things working.
  • Gmail posts - Security - CNET News 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

[66][67][68] .An update at 1:02PM PDT stated that the problem was still being investigated and promised another update by 2:16:00 PM PDT. According to an Official Gmail Blog post, IMAP and POP3 access was unaffected.^ Google Official Gmail Blog $1.99 .

^ David said on November 15, 2008 12:57 PM PDT: I can identify and relate to several of the posts on here...I had been with Gmail for months and had received NO spam at all.

^ Posted by: raj on July 16, 2004 12:27 PM may i got it .
  • Gmail invites (Anders Jacobsen's blog) 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.jacobsen.no [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[69] .Later that day, a Google vice president, Ben Treynor, explained that the problem, which ultimately resulted in about 100 minutes of outage, was caused by overloaded routers, triggered by a routine configuration change which added more router load than expected.^ Google Labs may be not answer to get more users, but by “Wave” they will certainly get a loads of users.
  • Gmail Nudges Past AOL Email In The U.S. To Take No. 3 Spot. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ These coding changes mean that only users of Internet Explorer 7, Firefox 2, Google Chrome and Safari 3.0 (or more recent versions) can fully use the new code.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ More than 30 privacy and civil liberties organizations have urged Google to suspend Gmail service until these issues are resolved.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Treynor wrote, "Gmail remains more than 99.9% available to all users, and we're committed to keeping events like today's notable for their rarity."^ Gmail adopted many languages and today it is available to users in multiple languages.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ "More Gmail storage coming for all".
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If you have one more Gmail invitation I'like so much, Thanx .
  • Gmail invites (Anders Jacobsen's blog) 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.jacobsen.no [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[70][71]
.In 2009, Google continued to experience outages across its network, leaving users without access to their email, calendars, and virtual files.^ Keywords: Gmail , Google , service , storage , mail.google , outage , Gmail Mobile , GB , googlemail , Google Mail , Labs , Gmail Paper , Gmail account , Gmail Help Center , hoax , the user , blogspot , Google Gmail , Googles Gmail .
  • Samepoint Social Conversation Search gmail | Social Mentions 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.samepoint.com [Source type: General]

^ Google Mail is without doubt one of the most popular online email services.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google's GMail user having problem access their GMail on Feb 24, 2009.
  • Gmail | LIVESTRONG.COM 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.livestrong.com [Source type: General]

[72]
Key outage dates include:[72]
  • September 24, 2009: Gmail outage
  • September 1, 2009: Gmail outage
  • May 14, 2009: Google network outage
  • March 9, 2009: Gmail outage
  • August 7, 2008: Gmail and Google Apps outage

Twenty-four hour lockdowns

.If an algorithm detects what Google calls "suspicious activity", the account can be automatically locked down for 24 hours (possibly less).^ Last account activity: 22 hours ago at IP 66.88.111.222.
  • Gmail posts - Security - CNET News 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ If Google fears that GMail's 1GB storage space could be used as a warez haven, they may have good reason for locking out automated tools.
  • Slashdot Comments | Gmail Cracks Down on Third-Party Notifiers 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC slashdot.org [Source type: General]

^ The Google browser requires the setting up of a Google account in which a number of users related activities are stored.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The user is not told which reason the account was locked down, but only given a list of possible reasons from which the user has to guess (if the reason is even in the list).^ Google's representative told CNET that it will continue to force password resets on any newly affected user accounts.
  • Gmail posts - Security - CNET News 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ But given that design, Gmail users can log off other computers that are currently logged into the same account.
  • Gmail posts - Security - CNET News 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

Possible reasons for an automated 24 hours lockdown include:
.
  • "Multiple instances of your Gmail account opened"
  • "Browser-related issues.^ Any option for loading them in your Gmail account?
    • Stuck On Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, Or AOL? Gmail Just Made It Incredibly Easy To Switch 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Official Gmail Blog: Fast PDF viewing right in your browser [40] "Gmail Privacy Page".
    • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Gmail users were having outage issues with their accounts.
    • Gmail | LIVESTRONG.COM 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.livestrong.com [Source type: General]

    Please note that if you find your browser continually reloading while attempting to access your inbox, it is likely a browser issue, and it may be necessary to clear your browser's cache and cookies."
  • "Receiving, deleting, or popping out large amounts of mail (via POP) in a short period of time" (even if Gmail has features which do so)
  • "Sending a large number of undeliverable messages (messages that bounce back)" (spam, possibly using a keylogged name and password)
  • "Using third party file-sharing or storing software, or software that automatically logs in to your account and that is not supported by Gmail"

On behalf of

.Prior to July 2009, any email sent through the Gmail interface included the Gmail.com address as the "sender", even if it was sent with a custom email address as "from". For example, an email sent with an external "from" address using Gmail could be displayed to a receiving e-mail client user as From user@gmail.com on behalf of user@OtherDomainEmailAddress.com (the display used by versions of Microsoft Outlook).^ I have sent them e-mail to support@gmail.com but they don't respond.

^ The experience from Gmail could be useful.

^ To post to this group, send email to gmail-users@googlegroups.com.
  • "Resend" has disappeared... - Gmail-Users | Google Groups 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC groups.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.By exposing the Gmail address, Google claimed that this would "help prevent mail from being marked as spam".[73] A number of Gmail users complained that this implementation was both a privacy concern and a professionalism problem.^ Also, I would like to see if this can be implemented for multiple users with multiple gmail accounts.
  • MBoffin.com - Using Gmail as a Spam Filter 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mboffin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ A number of Gmail users have complained that this implementation is both a privacy concern and a professionalism problem.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ By exposing the Gmail account name, Google claims that this will "help prevent mail from being marked as spam".
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[74]
.On July 30, 2009, Gmail announced an update to resolve this issue.^ Posted by: Michael J on July 30, 2004 03:43 AM I ask nicely if i could have a gmail address i just think that its beter than yahoo.
  • Gmail invites (Anders Jacobsen's blog) 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.jacobsen.no [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Google spokesman Andrew Pederson declined to say exactly how the issue was resolved or to identify the owner of the Gmail account.
  • Gmail posts - Security - CNET News 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC news.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ Posted by: koyrun on July 30, 2004 08:37 PM its me again i know you don't know me please could you give me a gmail account i'd be so greatful.
  • Gmail invites (Anders Jacobsen's blog) 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC www.jacobsen.no [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[75] .The updated custom 'From:' feature allows users to send messages from Gmail using a custom SMTP server, instead of Gmail's.^ This allows Gmail engineers to obtain user input about new features to improve them and also to assess their popularity and whether they merit developing into regular Gmail features.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The service currently offers over 7300 MB of free storage with additional storage Gmail Labs The Gmail Labs feature, introduced on June 5, 2008, allows users to test new or 1 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia experimental features of Gmail, such as bookmarking of important e-mail messages, custom keyboard-shortcuts and games.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ FTA, gmail uses user feedback to help improve the spam filter.

[76] .However, the issue is still present for users whose custom email address is a second Gmail account, rather than an account on a separate domain.^ I have a .me account and I use my personal domain for a email address.
  • Gmail Nudges Past AOL Email In The U.S. To Take No. 3 Spot. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ Gmail users were having outage issues with their accounts.
  • Gmail | LIVESTRONG.COM 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.livestrong.com [Source type: General]

^ Manage All Email Accounts With Gmail – Guide for users with multiple email accounts.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[77]

Disabling accounts

.Google's terms of service allow it to disable customer accounts at any time without warning.^ Google Account Multi-Login – log into multiple accounts at the same time.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ And Google is free to not allow you to use any software with their service that you don't want.
  • Slashdot Comments | Gmail Cracks Down on Third-Party Notifiers 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC slashdot.org [Source type: General]

^ Google Mail is without doubt one of the most popular online email services.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Google provides a page for users to complain if an account has been disabled in error, but although some users are able to get their accounts back, for others it often generates no response, and users have no other way to get their accounts returned to them.^ (No Feedback Yet) we are ready to provide gmail account .
  • GetAFreelancer.com - Gmail accounts | Data Entry 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.getafreelancer.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ And no > > > > amount of googling I have done reveals anyone complaining about it.
  • "Resend" has disappeared... - Gmail-Users | Google Groups 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC groups.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ And no > > amount of googling I have done reveals anyone complaining about it.
  • "Resend" has disappeared... - Gmail-Users | Google Groups 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC groups.google.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[78][79][80][81]

Reception

Awards

.Gmail was ranked second in PC World's "100 Best Products of 2005", behind Mozilla Firefox.^ Awards Gmail was ranked second in PC World’s "100 Best Products of 2005," behind Mozilla 4 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia EU’s Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market ruled in favor of Giersch.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ NY Times: Maintaining a true universal inbox on Gmail remains elusive [59] Gmail Annoying Auto-Save Feature [60] PCWorld.com - The 100 Best Products of 2005, retrieved 14 May 2006 [61] Bottom Line Design Awards Honorable Mentions.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ In April 2005 Gmail engineer Rob Siemborski stated that Google would keep increasing storage by the second as long as it had enough space on its servers.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Gmail also won 'Honorable Mention' in the Bottom Line Design Awards 2005.[82][83]
.Gmail has drawn many favorable reviews from users for generous space quotas and unique organization.^ Gmail adopted many languages and today it is available to users in multiple languages.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ I have been an active user of gmail since about 2 years and that of yahoo since 7 years, but i do get a lot many times spam in gmail than in yahoo.

[84]

Trademark disputes

Germany

.On July 4, 2005 Google announced that Gmail Deutschland would be rebranded as Google Mail.^ Germany On July 4, 2005, Google announced that Gmail Deutschland would be rebranded to Google Mail.
  • Gmail 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.docstoc.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Gmail Paper hoax On April Fools’ Day 2007, Google made fun of Gmail by introducing "Gmail Paper", where a user could click a button and Gmail would purportedly mail an ad-supported hard copy for free.
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^ Domain name Before its acquisition by Google, the gmail.com domain name was used by a free e-mail service offered by Garfield.com, online home of the comic strip Garfield.
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.July 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] From that point forward, visitors originating from an IP address determined to be in Germany would be forwarded to googlemail.com where they could obtain an e-mail address containing the new domain.^ This is a remarkable feature which can be extremely useful for users who want to use a single, one-point account to maintain mails they receive.
  • Stuck On Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, Or AOL? Gmail Just Made It Incredibly Easy To Switch 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ Could Gmail be used as a spam filter for my MBoffin.com e-mail account?
  • MBoffin.com - Using Gmail as a Spam Filter 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mboffin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ But if I try to change the file for the address user2@domain.com (additional email account - wife's account) then all messages (even for user@domain.com) are sent to user2@domain.com directly.
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.July 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed] Any German user who wants a gmail.com address must sign up for an account through a proxy.^ Sign Up MBoffin.com .
  • MBoffin.com - Using Gmail as a Spam Filter 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mboffin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Any German user who wants a gmail.com address must sign up for an account through a proxy.
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^ Gmail account and user-name.
  • Stuck On Hotmail, Yahoo Mail, Or AOL? Gmail Just Made It Incredibly Easy To Switch 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

.German users who were already registered were allowed to keep their old addresses.^ If google bought up other companies who already had millions of users, then it would be number one too.
  • Gmail Nudges Past AOL Email In The U.S. To Take No. 3 Spot. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ The Google browser enables search by allowing the user to enter the correct URL in the address bar.
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.July 2009" style="white-space:nowrap;">[citation needed]However e-mails sent to User@gmail.com still reach the right recipient.^ I have sent them e-mail to support@gmail.com but they don't respond.

^ Google says it has fixed a small filter configuration glitch on their end, but many users say are still getting more than their fair share of unwanted mail.

^ Could Gmail be used as a spam filter for my MBoffin.com e-mail account?
  • MBoffin.com - Using Gmail as a Spam Filter 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mboffin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

The German naming issue is due to a trademark dispute between Google and Daniel Giersch. .Daniel Giersch owns a company called "G-mail" which provides the service of printing out e-mail from senders and sending the print-out via postal mail to the intended recipients.^ I own a Web Hosting Company and everytime I send out an e-mail, It's marked as spam.

^ Daniel Giersch owns a company called "G-mail" which provides the service of printing out e-mail from senders and sending the print-out via postal mail to the intended recipients.
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^ The hoax stated that by bending spacetime on the Google servers, the e-mails actually get routed through the fourth dimension of time itself before reaching their intended recipient.
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.On January 30, 2007, the EU's Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market ruled in favor of Giersch.^ Awards Gmail was ranked second in PC World’s "100 Best Products of 2005," behind Mozilla 4 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia EU’s Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market ruled in favor of Giersch.
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[85]
Google spoofed "offering" the same service in the Gmail Paper April Fool's Day joke in 2007.[86]

Poland

.In February 2007 Google filed legal action against the owners of gmail.pl, a poet group known in full as Grupa Młodych Artystów i Literatów abbreviated GMAiL (literally, "Group of Young Artists and Writers").^ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > > "Gmail-Users" group.
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^ Mads > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "Gmail-Users" group.
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^ Reply sam says: February 10, 2009 at 12:11 am Here is also a good tool for Gmail and Google apps http://gmailnotifier.net/ .
  • Gmail: 90 Tools And Tips To Make You A Gmail Pro 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.ghacks.net [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[87] This lawsuit was lost and the website today remains the writers website.[citation needed]

Russian Federation

.A Russian free Webmail service called gmail.ru owns the "Gmail" trademark in the Russian Federation.^ Gmail is a free POP3, IMAP and webmail service provided by Google.
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^ Russian Federation A Russian free webmail service called gmail.ru owns the "GMail" trademark in the Russian Federation.
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^ Domain name Before its acquisition by Google, the gmail.com domain name was used by a free e-mail service offered by Garfield.com, online home of the comic strip Garfield.
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[88]
The gmail.ru domain name dates from January 27, 2003.[89]

United Kingdom

The Google Mail logo
.On October 19, 2005 Google voluntarily converted the United Kingdom version of Gmail to Google Mail because of a dispute with the UK company, Independent International Investment Research.^ Trademark disputes United Kingdom The Google Mail logo On October 19, 2005, Google voluntarily converted the United Kingdom version of Gmail to Google Mail because of a dispute with the UK company, Independent International Investment Research.
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^ Domain name Before its acquisition by Google, the gmail.com domain name was used by a free e-mail service offered by Garfield.com, online home of the comic strip Garfield.
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^ As of June 22, 2005, Gmail’s canonical URI changed from http://gmail.google.com/ gmail/ to http://mail.google.com/ Code changes Gmail’s JavaScript front-end was rewritten in late summer and early fall of 2007 and was released to users starting on October 29, 2007.
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[90][91]
.Users who registered before the switch to Google Mail were able to keep their Gmail address, although the Gmail logo was replaced with a Google Mail logo.^ Users who registered before the switch to Google Mail were able to keep their Gmail address, although the Gmail logo was replaced with a Google Mail logo.
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^ German users who were already registered were allowed to keep their old addresses.
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^ Gmail Paper hoax On April Fools’ Day 2007, Google made fun of Gmail by introducing "Gmail Paper", where a user could click a button and Gmail would purportedly mail an ad-supported hard copy for free.
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.Users who signed up after the name change receive a googlemail.com address, although a reverse of either in the sent email will still deliver it to the same place.^ I get the same emails from 25 different email addresses...

^ I have had the same email address for 5 years and do not receive any spam mail addressed to it directly.
  • MBoffin.com - Using Gmail as a Spam Filter 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mboffin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Sign Up MBoffin.com .
  • MBoffin.com - Using Gmail as a Spam Filter 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mboffin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In September 2009 Google began to change the branding of UK accounts back to Gmail following the resolution of the trademark dispute.^ Trademark disputes United Kingdom The Google Mail logo On October 19, 2005, Google voluntarily converted the United Kingdom version of Gmail to Google Mail because of a dispute with the UK company, Independent International Investment Research.
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^ Google MSN Search August 17th, 2009 at 9:29 am GMail – третий по популярности почтовый сервис в США .
  • Gmail Nudges Past AOL Email In The U.S. To Take No. 3 Spot. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ By exposing the Gmail account name, Google claims that this will "help prevent mail from being marked as spam".
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[92]

United States

.A trademark for "Gmail" was first filed in January 28, 1999 in the United States by an individual named Milo Cripps.^ The gmail.ru domain name dates from January 27, 2003.
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^ On April 1, 2005, the first anniversary of Gmail, Google announced the increase from 1 GB, stating that Google would "keep giving people more space forever."
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^ Kev K Kevarino - August 15th, 2009 at 8:53 am PDT The author states in the first sentence of the article, “Good thing Gmail is out of beta.” .
  • Gmail Nudges Past AOL Email In The U.S. To Take No. 3 Spot. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

[93] However, the mark became abandoned on July 31, 2000 because of a failure to respond to an inquiry by the U.S. trademark office. Google, Inc. refiled for the mark on .April 4, 2004, and was granted a federal U.S. trademark on "Gmail" on December 11, 2007.[94] Since then, Google's trademark rights for the Gmail mark in the United States have not been challenged.^ Google finally announced Gmail to the public on April 1, 2004.
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^ Gmail Paper hoax On April Fools’ Day 2007, Google made fun of Gmail by introducing "Gmail Paper", where a user could click a button and Gmail would purportedly mail an ad-supported hard copy for free.
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^ Trademark disputes United Kingdom The Google Mail logo On October 19, 2005, Google voluntarily converted the United Kingdom version of Gmail to Google Mail because of a dispute with the UK company, Independent International Investment Research.
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Competition

.After Gmail's initial development and launch, many existing web mail services quickly increased their storage capacity.^ Competition See also: Comparison of webmail providers After Gmail’s initial development and launch, many existing web mail services quickly increased their storage capacity.
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^ As well as increasing storage limits following the launch of Gmail, Yahoo!
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^ Gmail Labs and to speed up the pace at which mail storage increases…” .
  • Gmail Nudges Past AOL Email In The U.S. To Take No. 3 Spot. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

[95]
.For example, Hotmail increased space for some users from 2 MB to 25 MB, with 250 MB after 30 days, and 2 GB for Hotmail Plus accounts.^ For example, Hotmail increased space for some users from 2 MB to 25 MB, with 250 MB after 30 days, and 2 GB for Hotmail Plus accounts.
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^ DEBORAH said on September 30, 2008 3:52 PM PDT: I am a new user and I am now getting over 40 spams items per day!!

^ On April 1, 2005, the first anniversary of Gmail, Google announced the increase from 1 GB, stating that Google would "keep giving people more space forever."
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Yahoo! .Mail went from 4 MB to 100 MB and 2 GB for Yahoo!^ Mail went from 4 MB to 100 MB and 2 GB for Yahoo!
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^ Yahoo offers 4 MB. Gmail will dwarf those offerings with a 1 GB storage limit."
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^ Gmail MSN’s Hotmail, which upgraded its e-mail storage from 250 MB to the new Windows Live Hotmail which includes 5 GB of storage.
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.Mail Plus accounts.^ Mail Plus accounts.
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Yahoo! .Mail storage then increased to 250 MB and in late April 2005 to 1 GB. Yahoo!^ Mail went from 4 MB to 100 MB and 2 GB for Yahoo!
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^ Yahoo Mail to offer unlimited storage .
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^ Mail storage then increased to 250 MB and in late April 2005 to 1 GB. Yahoo!
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Mail announced that it would be providing "unlimited" storage to all its users in March 2007 and began providing it in May 2007.[96]
.These were all seen as moves to stop existing users from switching to Gmail and to capitalize on the newly rekindled public interest in web mail services.^ By design, Gmail does not deliver all of a user’s e-mails.
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^ Therefore, Gmail is NOT the best web mail service.
  • Gmail Nudges Past AOL Email In The U.S. To Take No. 3 Spot. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ These were all seen as moves to stop existing users from switching to Gmail and to capitalize on the newly rekindled public interest in web mail services.
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.The desire to catch up was especially noted in the case of MSN's Hotmail, which upgraded its e-mail storage from 250 MB to the new Windows Live Hotmail which includes 5 GB of storage.^ Gmail MSN’s Hotmail, which upgraded its e-mail storage from 250 MB to the new Windows Live Hotmail which includes 5 GB of storage.
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^ As of November 2006, MSN Hotmail upgraded all free accounts to 1 GB of storage.
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^ "Hotmail currently offers 2 MB of free e-mail storage.
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.As of November 2006, MSN Hotmail upgraded all free accounts to 1 GB of storage.^ As of November 2006, MSN Hotmail upgraded all free accounts to 1 GB of storage.
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^ Gmail MSN’s Hotmail, which upgraded its e-mail storage from 250 MB to the new Windows Live Hotmail which includes 5 GB of storage.
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^ For example, Hotmail increased space for some users from 2 MB to 25 MB, with 250 MB after 30 days, and 2 GB for Hotmail Plus accounts.
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[97]
.In June 2005 AOL started providing all AIM screen names with their own e-mail accounts with 2 GB of storage.^ In August 2005 AOL started providing all AIM screen names with their own e-mail accounts with 2 GB of storage.
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^ By exposing the Gmail account name, Google claims that this will "help prevent mail from being marked as spam".
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^ Set up an alias for your email address(es) that forwards all incoming mail to your gmail account.
  • MBoffin.com - Using Gmail as a Spam Filter 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mboffin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[98]
.The Gmail system flags as dormant every Gmail account which remains inactive for six months.^ The Gmail system flags as dormant every Gmail account which remains inactive for six months.
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^ Gmail’s privacy policy contains the clause: "Residual copies of deleted messages and accounts may take up to 60 days to be deleted from our active servers and may remain in our offline backup systems."
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^ Mail deactivates dormant accounts after four months, while Hotmail matches Gmail’s nine months.
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.After a further three months, for a total of nine months dormancy, the system may delete such accounts.^ After a further three months, for a total of nine months dormancy, the system may delete such accounts.
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^ Gmail’s privacy policy contains the clause: "Residual copies of deleted messages and accounts may take up to 60 days to be deleted from our active servers and may remain in our offline backup systems."
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^ The Gmail system flags as dormant every Gmail account which remains inactive for six months.
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[99] .Other Webmail services have different, often shorter, times for marking an account as inactive.^ Other webmail services have different, often shorter, times for marking an account as inactive.
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^ Although webmail services may be convenient at times, you have to come to grips with the fact thats its a webmail service, so you're not going to get all the bells and whistles.
  • Slashdot Comments | Gmail Cracks Down on Third-Party Notifiers 16 September 2009 23:28 UTC slashdot.org [Source type: General]

Yahoo! .Mail deactivates dormant accounts after four months, while Hotmail matches Gmail's nine months.^ Mail deactivates dormant accounts after four months, while Hotmail matches Gmail’s nine months.
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^ Gut instinct says that Gmail doesn't blacklist you for having large volumes of e-mail forwarded to yoru Gmail account.
  • MBoffin.com - Using Gmail as a Spam Filter 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC mboffin.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ By exposing the Gmail account name, Google claims that this will "help prevent mail from being marked as spam".
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[100][101]
.As well as increasing storage limits following the launch of Gmail, Yahoo!^ As well as increasing storage limits following the launch of Gmail, Yahoo!
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^ One of the primary lures of Gmail has always been its seemingly endless and ever-expanding storage limits.
  • Gmail Nudges Past AOL Email In The U.S. To Take No. 3 Spot. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

^ Gmail Labs and to speed up the pace at which mail storage increases…” .
  • Gmail Nudges Past AOL Email In The U.S. To Take No. 3 Spot. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

.Mail and Hotmail also enhanced their e-mail interfaces.^ Mail and Hotmail also enhanced their e-mail interfaces.
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^ Mail Beta service and Microsoft launched Windows Live Hotmail, both incorporating Ajax interfaces.
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.During 2005 Yahoo!^ During 2005 Yahoo!
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.Mail and Hotmail matched Gmail's attachment size of 10 MB. Following the footsteps of Gmail, Yahoo!^ Mail and Hotmail matched Gmail’s attachment size of 10 MB. Following the footsteps of Gmail, Yahoo!
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^ Before Gmail, I was using Yahoo, Hotmail, and AOL...none of these has the spam filtering that GMail does.

^ As well as increasing storage limits following the launch of Gmail, Yahoo!
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launched the Yahoo! .Mail Beta service and Microsoft launched Windows Live Hotmail, both incorporating Ajax interfaces.^ Mail Beta service and Microsoft launched Windows Live Hotmail, both incorporating Ajax interfaces.
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^ Competition See also: Comparison of webmail providers After Gmail’s initial development and launch, many existing web mail services quickly increased their storage capacity.
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^ If you choose to stick with Yahoo or Hotmail (Windows Live Mail), that’s great… it’s your choice… but just because you choose something, this does not automatically mean all other options must somehow “suck” to justify your decision.
  • Gmail Nudges Past AOL Email In The U.S. To Take No. 3 Spot. 27 January 2010 23:57 UTC www.techcrunch.com [Source type: General]

Google increased the maximum attachment size to 20 MB in May 2007[102] and to 25 MB in June 2009.[103]

See also

Third party software

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Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Gmail basic
    1. The Design
    2. Send mail
    3. Read mail
    4. Search
    5. Contacts
    6. Stars
  3. Gmail advanced
    1. Filters
    2. Invite a friend
    3. Labels
    4. Forwarding and POP/IMAP
    5. Settings
    6. The To:, CC:, and BCC: fields
    7. Chatting with Gmail
    8. Last tips
  4. Other
    1. Gmail as a filesystem on Linux
    2. Gmail as a filesystem on Windows

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