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[BBC] Thousands of Gmail accounts accidentally wiped

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Thousands of Gmail users have been left with empty inboxes after their accounts were accidentally wiped clean.

As well as missing e-mails, many reported that their contacts had also disappeared.

Google, which operates Gmail, said that a small percentage of its users had been affected.
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This is somewhat serious. ._.
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Very serious as Gmail is one of the top email services, behind Live/Hotmail.
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Maybe that's why when I logged in this morning at work, it popped something up telling me to secure my account in case of accident or something...
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That really sucks...
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Yiiiikes this is horrible. I didn't lose anything on my account. This goes to show that even if you have something saved in your e-mail, you should have that backed up too!

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Originally Posted by mbudden View Post
Very serious as Gmail is one of the top email services, behind Live/Hotmail.
I disagree! I feel Hotmail has gone to absolute crap.
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I disagree! I feel Hotmail has gone to absolute crap.
I think he meant top as in "most used"

Could be wrong tho. :c
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Nevermind. Thought I saw this before..
Edited by raiderxx - 2/28/11 at 2:04pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post
I disagree! I feel Hotmail has gone to absolute crap.
Maybe you should read before you post.
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Nevermind. Thought I saw this before..
I think it was Windows Live Mail/Hotmail last time.
I saw this about an hour ago. Just more reason for me to not use the cloud for important services.
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I still have the ones I use. I'm in the safe zone.
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