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Google, one of the biggest success stories of the internet age, is now turning to e-mail to further its growth. But, as Alex Williamson writes, the advent of Google's Gmail poses serious questions about an e-mail provider's right to infringe upon its customers' privacy
The popular internet search engine Google is proposing to introduce a new free e-mail service dubbed ‘Gmail’ to compete with its major rivals, Yahoo! and MSN’s Hotmail. Gmail is currently in the testing stage, with its formal introduction planned for some time in the near future. However, Gmail has already created much media interest – some of it controversial.
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