[pcductape] Re: Google's new email under fire

  • From: Trapper <trapper@xxxxxxx>
  • To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2004 20:52:14 -0800

I don't have ads...
Are you or will you be using the gmail? If so let me know how it goes

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From: "Scott McNay" <Wizard@xxxxxxxx>
To: "Trapper" <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, April 10, 2004 7:02 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: Google's new email under fire


>
> Hi Trapper,
>
> Saturday, April 10, 2004, 8:00:02 PM, you wrote:
>
> T> LikeI say I did not read the entire article, so I may be unjust and
spouting
> T> off about nothing here. Just know from what I read that a lot of folks
are
> T> unhappy with it already. Is it bad press..I don't know. I am happy with
my
> T> outlook express, so I don't need a change.
>
> I honestly think there's nothing to complain about, with regard to the
> manner in which they choose to insert ads. The email is scanned for
> viruses, scanned for spammishness, and ... scanned to determine what
> kinds of ad to include. I don't see what the big deal is, aside from
> your dislike of ads. As long as you ARE getting ads, I don't see that
> it makes the slightest difference if they're targeted or not. It's all
> automated anyway. As far as I'm concerned, the scanning is trivial
> compared to the actual insertion of ads, thus modifying he email,
> which is something that all of the free email services do anyway.
>
> --Scott.
>
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