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Privacy Concerns Plague Google's Mail Service

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin

Google co-founders Larry Page (left) and Sergey Brin acknowledge privacy concerns with their new e-mail offering. (Photo courtesy of Google)

As the Internet's most popular search engine prepares for a $2.7 billion initial public offering, its new e-mail service has some privacy advocates and students worrying about the company's intentions.

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Special report reported and produced by Adam Ostrow. Edited by Chris Harvey. Published Wednesday, July 14, 2004.

Copyright 2004 University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

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