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Gmail Outage Follows Google Docs Glitch

Mar 17, 2009, 11:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Needle)

"More cracks have appeared in Google's cloud infrastructure, though the search giant has moved quickly to limit the fallout.

"Over the weekend, Google admitted a bug in its online Google Docs services affected a "a small percentage of users" and quickly fixed the problem. Today, the company acknowledged that an unspecified, "small" segment of its Gmail users experienced a service disruption for about half an hour yesterday.

"Google said the Google Docs bug caused a small percentage of users to inadvertently share some documents. The sharing had been limited to people with whom the account owner, or a collaborator with sharing rights, had previously shared a document, the company said."

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