Some GMail Accounts Wrongly Disabled As Spammers
IDG News and Search Engine Roundtable discuss the “inappropriate disabling” of an unknown number of GMail accounts late last week. Google was apparently going after spammers and got a little overzealous. The company said that the outage affected less than 1 percent of all users and reportedly all the accounts that were wrongly disabled are back up. While GMail has millions of users, it lags Yahoo Mail and Microsoft’s Hotmail in marketshare.
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