[LINK] 500,000 Gmail accounts go offline

Birch, Jim Jim.Birch at dhhs.tas.gov.au
Wed Mar 2 10:41:57 AEDT 2011

Stilgherrian wrote:
> ...right now, thousands of small and SOHO businesses are experiencing
email outages because their server crashed, or their laptop was stolen
or its hard drive failed, or their internet link went down because they
forgot to provide their ISP with enough notice when moving house -- all
that goes unreported so we forget that it happens.

Or mail client.  And not just business either: my consanguineous
consulting service advises Gmail for just this reason, especially to
older relatives.

- Jim


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