Greetings and welcome to Tuesday, Feb 24th.
A number of our readers have written in to report issues accessing GMail. According to the "Status Update" section of their support site (https://mail.google.com/support), the operators have acknowledged that there was indeed a problem accessing Gmail today, and that the problem has been corrected. There is no mention made of what the problem specifically was.
Reader Marty submitted a URL from the BBC News Technology section (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7907583.stm) that suggests the issue started at 0930 GMT Today and lasted up to four hours.
We sincerely thank our readers for the submissions regarding situations like this!
Handler On Duty (Is it Friday yet?)
Feb 24th 2009
1 decade ago