Sunday, January 22, 2006

Confirmed: Gmail dot bug sends your email to other users!

Gmail doesn't recognize dots in usernames, so to Gmail, and are the same. So while you can create a Gmail username with a dot, if an identical name exists without the dot, he'll get your email! Users have reported this weirdness for many months already, now it's confirmed by Google, albeit, not yet fixed.

I've run into this myself. I got when I've registered

Have you?


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A 3fer day for google. Feel the luv????!?!?!!?!!?!? ;)

1 comment:

  1. Last week I got a confirmation that I had paid a $75 fee for a service I hadn't ordered. I phoned about it and it seems a gent in Chicago has the same Gmail name as I, but without the dot!


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