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May 15, 2015
by Neil Turner
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A case of mistaken email identity

In the Guardian, journalist Alex Hern writes about accidentally stealing other peoples’ identities online. It’s not his fault; other people with similar names keep signing up to various web sites with his email address by accident. It’s a problem that’s … Continue reading

January 13, 2014
by Neil Turner
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Google+ meets Gmail to let strangers email you

Last week Google announced that it was allowing Google+ users to send emails to other users, without knowing their email address. In practice, this means that Google+ connections show up when selecting a recipient for an email in Gmail, whether … Continue reading