December 12, 2012
Google Gets a Cold and the World Gets Pneumonia
Chris Dawson, ZDNet
Gmail went down on Monday. Not for a particularly long time. 33 minutes from outage to complete resolution, in fact. Late risers on the west coast probably wouldn't even have known about it if not for panicking tech pundits from the east coast. To hear Wired talk about it, this portends the end of the world as we know it. OK, they weren't quite that over-the-top, but they, like many news outlets, had some very dramatic sound bites about the issue.
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