Issues with Gmail
martin at theicelandguy.com
Wed Sep 2 14:33:37 UTC 2009
On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 5:05 AM, Randy Bush <randy at psg.com> wrote:
> <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
> affected, and
> 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.
Amazing what we will pay for free service.
Martin Hannigan martin at theicelandguy.com
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