JohnRoy - 4:29 pm on Mar 1, 2011 (gmt 0)
System: The following message was spliced on to this thread from: http://www.webmasterworld.com/gmail_advertising/4274685.htm [webmasterworld.com] by engine - 4:44 pm on Mar 1, 2011 (utc 0)
Imagine the sinking feeling of logging in to your Gmail account and finding it empty. Thatís what happened to some Gmail users yesterday.
I hope it's only their inhouse bug - not some outside hackers job...
So what caused this problem? We released a storage software update that introduced the unexpected bug, which caused 0.02% of Gmail users to temporarily lose access to their email. When we discovered the problem, we immediately stopped the deployment of the new software and reverted to the old version. [gmailblog.blogspot.com...]