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Gmail messages 'read by human third parties'

     
9:42 pm on Jul 3, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Google has confirmed that private emails sent and received by Gmail users can sometimes be read by third-party app developers, not just machines.

People who have connected third-party apps to their accounts may have unwittingly given human staff permission to read their messages.

One company told the Wall Street Journal that the practice was "common" and a "dirty secret"

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11:16 pm on July 3, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Google indicated that the practice was not against its policies.

Well that's OK then... isn't it?

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