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Tuesday, July 06, 2004

No more sale of GMail accounts

Google's e-mail service GMail which is still under testing phase will ban users who trade,sell their GMail accounts. Last week, Google changed GMail's policy by adding a new item to the prohibited list stating that "Users may not sell, trade, resell, or otherwise exploit for any unauthorized commercial purpose or transfer any Gmail account." This step is taken to curb the improper use of its service. eBay which have more than 2000 auctions online for GMail accounts ranging from $0.1 to $40. User who violate these rules may have to face warnings,suspension or permanent termination of their accounts. However, users can barter their accounts with anything they like which does not include money.