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https://www.reddit.com/r/technology/comments/5dcs32/psa_if_you_violate_any_of_googles_tos_they_will
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #500 on: November 17, 2016, 05:32:05 PM »
Says who?
Talking to some major tech blogs. This is not the publicity Google likes.
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« Reply #506 on: November 17, 2016, 05:58:31 PM »
“Many of the accounts suspended were created for the sole purpose of this scheme,” said Google, “But since some customers were not aware of these Terms of Sale and are now locked out of many Google services they rely on, we’re restoring access to these customers’ accounts.”
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Anyone able to access yet?
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #512 on: November 17, 2016, 06:03:37 PM »
Anyone able to access yet?

not yet...now the waiting begins (to see who got the cut and will be getting their e-mail back)

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« Reply #513 on: November 17, 2016, 06:04:49 PM »
I certainly didn't create a Gmail account for this (nor was I aware it was a violation of the Terms), so I'm praying that I'm good.
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #515 on: November 17, 2016, 06:05:34 PM »
Wow! Mazal Tov!

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #516 on: November 17, 2016, 06:05:54 PM »
Why would Google release their statement through someone who writes like this?

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While no parties involved are pleased with the outcome of this situation, Google’s attention to detail when it comes to reactivating customer accounts will be crucial. Google’s system finding hundreds (at least hundreds) of accounts shipping Pixel phones to one address meant there was hell to pay. Whether or not all the real humans in this conglomeration were entirely guilty of a ToS crime might be a different matter.

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Why would Google release their statement through someone who writes like this?
I was wondering the same thing, it seems strange that they're the first ones who got a statement out of Google.
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« Reply #519 on: November 17, 2016, 06:11:37 PM »
Wow! Thank you Dan