01 Mar '11, 12am

Google says it's working on restoring the accounts of the '0.02%' of Gmail users who saw their emails wiped out

Google says it's working on restoring the accounts of the '0.02%' of Gmail users who saw their emails wiped out

Google said on Monday it expects to fully restore the Gmail accounts of users who saw their emails deleted from their inboxes over the weekend. -- PHOTO: BH WASHINGTON - GOOGLE said on Monday it expects to fully restore the Gmail accounts of users who saw their emails deleted from their inboxes over the weekend. 'We hope to have everybody back by the end of the day,' said Andrew Kovacs, a Google spokesman. 'It is our expectation that we will restore all accounts.' Google said less than 0.02 per cent of the users of the free Web-based email service had been affected by the problem, fewer than previously reported. Google had said earlier the problem affected 0.08 per cent of Gmail users. Google does not release official figures for the total number of Gmail users but they are estimated to number around 200 million. Gmail disruptions, while rare, are seen by some industry ana...

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