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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #450 on: November 17, 2016, 01:25:38 PM »
I need a few people who were shut down who are willing to talk to the AP.
They're going to write an article on this and go to Google for a response. Could be a big break.
PM if you're interested.
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #451 on: November 17, 2016, 01:31:41 PM »
I need a few people who were shut down who are willing to talk to the AP.
They're going to write an article on this and go to Google for a response. Could be a big break.
PM if you're interested.

I'd prefer not to go on record with name etc. but if we have a hard time finding people willing I'd consider it.

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #452 on: November 17, 2016, 01:33:11 PM »
I need a few people who were shut down who are willing to talk to the AP.
They're going to write an article on this and go to Google for a response. Could be a big break.
PM if you're interested.
you need to be careful because there is no way of knowing how they will report it.

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #453 on: November 17, 2016, 01:33:24 PM »
I'd prefer not to go on record with name etc. but if we have a hard time finding people willing I'd consider it.
Doesn't seem like anyone is willing to go on record and AP won't run a story without firsthand collaboration.
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #454 on: November 17, 2016, 01:35:17 PM »
you need to be careful because there is no way of knowing how they will report it.
The AP rep seemed very sympathetic to the cause. He said he ordered a pixel himself without reading those terms and was shocked at their heavy handedness.
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #455 on: November 17, 2016, 01:35:50 PM »
Doesn't seem like anyone is willing to go on record and AP won't run a story without firsthand collaboration.

They won't agree not to publish last name?

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #456 on: November 17, 2016, 01:36:51 PM »
Doesn't seem like anyone is willing to go on record and AP won't run a story without firsthand collaboration.

Think they'll mind/is it unethical to use an assumed name?

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #457 on: November 17, 2016, 01:37:53 PM »
They won't agree not to publish last name?
They might. I'll pass along your info and see what they say.

Think they'll mind/is it unethical to use an assumed name?
That's a terrible idea.
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #458 on: November 17, 2016, 01:38:20 PM »
Doesn't seem like anyone is willing to go on record and AP won't run a story without firsthand collaboration.

Corroboration.

Will dealer speak to AP?
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #459 on: November 17, 2016, 01:40:32 PM »
Corroboration.

Will dealer speak to AP?
You wouldn't? Not many people involved that have a firm grasp of legal issues and could speak as lucidly as you could.
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #460 on: November 17, 2016, 01:41:42 PM »
Corroboration.

Will dealer speak to AP?
+1 if this thing blows up, (which is the intended goal here), then dealer will find himself in the news anyway

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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #461 on: November 17, 2016, 01:44:54 PM »
I'm surprised nobody is willing to go on record, this is your biggest opportunity to get this resolved, once the AP picks it up, it'll be everywhere.
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #462 on: November 17, 2016, 01:47:37 PM »
I'm surprised nobody is willing to go on record, this is your biggest opportunity to get this resolved, once the AP picks it up, it'll be everywhere.
+1
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #463 on: November 17, 2016, 01:51:40 PM »
There are people who are not on DDF who this affected. I know of one who I am sending this to to see if he'll go on record - but perhaps if the dealer sent out an email some people would come forward.
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Re: Help, Google just disabled my email accounts
« Reply #464 on: November 17, 2016, 01:52:06 PM »
+1
Maybe give it some time.  Some of the victims don't seem to be around.