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Gmail Bug Sends Thousands of Emails To One Man 113

An anonymous reader writes "TechCrunch is reporting on an interesting Gmail bug. Apparently, if you run a Google search for Gmail while logged in and click one of the top (and correct) results, it brings up a Compose window with an email address already filled in: the Hotmail account of a Fresno, CA man. He says he's been receiving hundreds every hour, most of which are blank, since yesterday. The article says the bug is related to the Gmail outage from earlier this afternoon."
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Gmail Bug Sends Thousands of Emails To One Man

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  • "Gmail" Bug? (Score:5, Informative)

    by lagartoflojo (998588) on Friday January 24, 2014 @05:00PM (#46061705)
    This is hardly a "Gmail bug", but rather Google indexing a direct link to Gmail with the To: field filled out with some random email address. The linkbait-y title of this post made me think that some of my private emails were getting sent to the wrong person.

Numeric stability is probably not all that important when you're guessing.