Issues with Gmail
randy at psg.com
Wed Sep 2 09:05:36 UTC 2009
<bleep> happens and services break. the internet is a wonderful
demonstration of building a reliable network out of reliable components.
but what we have with google mail (and apps) is two scary problems
o way too many users relying on a single point of failure. so it
makes the nyt when it breaks because of the number of users
o too many foolish people giving their private data to a data miner to
whom they actually yeild rights to those data and who seems to store
them for a scary long time.
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