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Technical Glitches At Google May Have Exposed Your Data

Google Docs are mad cool and I love the way Rainers have embraced the option; however, there's a hitch. It's possible that some people who previously collaborated on one project may have been inadvertently allowed to see other documents they were not given permission to see. That whomps! Seriously.

There is a fascinating on-line story regarding an example of this event here. It's a bit more widespread than you may think but Google is taking serious steps to remedy the situation. I'm pretty transparent at times, but I do value my privacy. I'm on hold with Google Docs for now.

Just thought you should know...

Enjoy your day.

Regards, C.

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Comment balloon 14 commentsC Tann-Starr • March 07 2009 07:56AM

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OOPSIE! I do not use Google Docs but I know a lot of folks that do... Thanks for the heads up...

Posted by TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc., Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029 (Complete Home Inspections, Inc.) over 11 years ago

Thanks for the heads-up.

Posted by Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale (Homes By Cross, Inc. ) over 11 years ago

Thank you ma'am for the alert.

Posted by Don Rogers, Realtor, Broker, CDPE, GRI, OnullFallon MO & St Charles County MO homes (Keller Williams Realty Chesterfield) over 11 years ago

Michael, Claude and Don, you are all very welcome.

Posted by C Tann-Starr (Tann Starr & Associates, Inc.) over 11 years ago

I don't use them either, so no worries here.  Good idea to alert everybody.  Hope you have a great weekend!

Posted by Ann Allen Hoover, CDPE SRES ASP e-PRO Realtor - Homes for Sale - AL (RE/MAX Advantage South) over 11 years ago

Ouch, I do use Google Docs, not always do I use the sharing feature.  That stinks but I am sure they are on it.  thanks for the heads up.

Posted by Rebecca Levinson, Real Estate Marketing and Online Advertising Consultant (Real Skillz-Clear Marketing for Your Real Estate Vision) over 11 years ago

With as much as Google has going on, we have to expect the occasional glitch in the system, before they correct it.

Posted by JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate (Coldwell Banker) over 11 years ago

Ann, the boys and I have been running amuck. We've gotta clean up before Daddy comes back home (LOL).

Rebecca, I think I tried it once, did something wrong, briefly crashed my browser and never bother to continue the experiment. I'd like to use them, but I'm gonna wait for the patch. I love Google. I'm sure they're searching out every scenario they can to fix this issue and improve the app.

JL, this is true. :-)

 

 

Posted by C Tann-Starr (Tann Starr & Associates, Inc.) over 11 years ago

I love Google Docs - I can access my work from wherever I am and I don't have to save on portable memory. 

I don't think I will worry about this as I have not shared with anyone, although I do hope that this issue is fixed soon. 

Posted by Sandy Fenton, ABR, ASP, CDPE, GRI -Westchester NY - Condos to Luxury Homes (Keller Williams NY Realty * Licensed Associate Broker) over 11 years ago

Sandy, not having to save on portable memory is pretty cool. :-)

Posted by C Tann-Starr (Tann Starr & Associates, Inc.) over 11 years ago

Hi Carolyn, Oh, this is good to know, 'tho I only share w/ my assistant. I find Google docs a very cool application & I'm confident that Big G will get it handled!

Posted by Marian Gregor-Ann, Arbor area Real Estate (Keller Williams) over 11 years ago

Marian, so am I, but it certainly put the brakes on for a hot minute. I'm waiting for the other shoe to drop (LOL). :-)

Posted by C Tann-Starr (Tann Starr & Associates, Inc.) over 11 years ago

Wow, GOOGLE had a big whoooops! You are re-blogged again! This is really good information,

Posted by Sandy Childs, Realtor - Spartanburg, SC (Keller Williams Realty) over 11 years ago

Thank you, Sandy. I love Google and am looking forward to seeing what else they are coming up with down the road.

Posted by C Tann-Starr (Tann Starr & Associates, Inc.) over 11 years ago

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