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Google Apps out of beta

gmuslera (3436) writes | more than 5 years ago

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gmuslera writes "Google Apps (and that includes Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs and Google Talk) are officially out of beta, yes, really, even if is just to say that they wont be as beta forever. For Gmail, that was more than 5 years, probably a world record."

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leaving beta?? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 5 years ago | (#28609157)

maybe leaving beta, but not beta quality (or rather, alpha quality).
from the firehose:

An anonymous reader writes "Will going abroad kill your gmail account? well, it might just do that. It is apparent google employs account disablement restrictions "for your own security" if it feels your account has been compromised. logging in from china, or eastern europe, might just get you to that state, as it appears. From there, it's a long process to try and prove ownership of the account (do you really remember what month you opened it?). You are further not even guaranteed any kind of response by gmail, and sometimes you just don't get any (e.g. this guy). Would you really trust your e-mail to a service that disables access to your account "for your own protection" without the guaranteed capabilty to convince some kind of human that it is indeed your account? what about the content stored in it, and ownership?"

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