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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #360 on: November 17, 2016, 12:19:02 AM »
This should be a national story.
I had three accounts shut down.
This hurts.
Tweet/Email the press.
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #363 on: November 17, 2016, 12:35:00 AM »
more than once, was it hiding?
I think it got added after the original posting.
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #364 on: November 17, 2016, 12:40:13 AM »
I think it got added after the original posting.
how can they, if they don't have then anymore, at least I hope they don't have them all...
What's your plan for yud shvat?

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #365 on: November 17, 2016, 12:47:13 AM »
Again, having the "right" is not only dependent on what Google says it is allowed to do, or even what's in their T&C. It's what a Court says they can do. And despite the terms, it's hardly equitable to impose digital death on a person who made an unrelated purchase, causing massive damages to personal lives, businesses, and other irreplaceable files.
Ok we get the point.
Nobody died here. It seems since it is not a lot of people affected so they are making a point here. If they are anything like PP your chance are slim to none in getting your account reinstated.
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #366 on: November 17, 2016, 01:27:03 AM »
Ok we get the point.
Nobody died here. It seems since it is not a lot of people affected so they are making a point here. If they are anything like PP your chance are slim to none in getting your account reinstated.
Idk if they will reinstate, but it is pretty clear in their own t&c's that all digital content belongs to the user. So they should have to allow people to remove their stuff with a warning.

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #367 on: November 17, 2016, 01:32:38 AM »
Ok we get the point.
Nobody died here.

I'm not sure if you're generally trying to downplay the importance of losing access to one's email, or if you simply cannot fathom what that would look and feel like because it didn't happen to you, but I can assure you, it's not a laughing matter.
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #368 on: November 17, 2016, 01:38:48 AM »
I'm not sure if you're generally trying to downplay the importance of losing access to one's email, or if you simply cannot fathom what that would look and feel like because it didn't happen to you, but I can assure you, it's not a laughing matter.
Exactly

People have taken this very hard.
I ask of those who haven't had their primary accounts disabled, sit down for five minutes (300 seconds) and think what it would mean for you to have your entire primary Google account wiped without any prior notice.

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #369 on: November 17, 2016, 02:49:26 AM »
I'm not sure if you're generally trying to downplay the importance of losing access to one's email, or if you simply cannot fathom what that would look and feel like because it didn't happen to you, but I can assure you, it's not a laughing matter.
I must admit losing an email account is no big deal for me. If nothing else this should be a wake up call to those who do use email for everything. While I might joke around I know for some this is a big deal.
People have taken this very hard.
I ask of those who haven't had their primary accounts disabled, sit down for five minutes (300 seconds) and think what it would mean for you to have your entire primary Google account wiped without any prior notice.
Ok I did that.  :)
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #372 on: November 17, 2016, 07:38:50 AM »
Tweet/Email the press.

His email account was shut down

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #374 on: November 17, 2016, 08:19:02 AM »
I know, I was asking why *you* think it's premature?
Once it hits the press, there's no blowing over quietly. Google has no motivation to keep it from hitting the press once it goes viral, and they may not want to be seen as having backed down; as so not to set precedent.
Who do you think you are fooling? You think you are going to pull a quick one on your Creator? Good luck with that.
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