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You can't make this shit up. Further proof fiction can't hold a candle to reality.
--- Pascal Pfiffner <email@example.com> wrote:
I think the only difference between Google and the other mail providers is that they admit that your message may/will be scanned. Why should I trust any other provider, they have my mail on their server, they can do with it whatever they want. My university once sent me an email that my password for the account was not safe enough. When I asked why they know they replied that they brute-force the passwords from time to time to test their strength. Well, that's not written anywhere, and yet they do it. That's point one.
Point two: I cannot imagine any possible use of that HUGE amount of data Google can collect. Come on, most emails are about "Wohoo, check this YouTube-video", "Meet you at 3:00" or "Read this paper before our meeting". So who cares if anyone collects that data? If I have something important, I use GPG. OK, that's just me, but I don't believe that Google even WANTS all that data.
And so I'll use Gmail without a doubt for anything, just because I love the UI.
Thanks for writing. Staff really enjoyed that. Nothing like watching a fool put the foot in it. The mouth that is. Deep inside. Past the esophagus. Deeper. Deeper still. Always deeper.
Ladies and gentlemen, we give you the winner of today's I'M STUPID AND I'M PROUD™ award.