Google modifies default e-mail privacy settings for 'high-profile' users

By Shawn Knight · 5 replies
Jan 14, 2014
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  1. Google has received some flak over the past few days for a new feature in Google+ that allows users to e-mail others without actually knowing their address. But there’s a solution on the horizon – that is, if you’re a...

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  2. So why isn't this a default for everyone? Why should high profile users be treated as they're above everyone else? I don't deserve to get stalked anymore than the next person. ID10Ts!
    hammer2085 and cliffordcooley like this.
  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    I quickly figured it out without the help of this article but appreciated nonetheless. Now if only I could figure out what the stars next to the messages are for... Oh well it's not important to me and I don't care.
  4. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,719   +3,697

    Simple fix! Add anyone and everyone to your friends list and become a high profile user. lol
  5. Darth Shiv

    Darth Shiv TS Evangelist Posts: 1,811   +472

    Mmm yes not impressive that the invasive value is the default. Who are they trying to compete with? Facebook? ;)
  6. Guest17

    Guest17 TS Enthusiast Posts: 92   +37

    How do you spell Google? E-V-I-L. Wait and see.

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