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Gmail: Privacy Risk for Attorneys?

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IS GMAIL A-OK?

The ABA Journal ereport asks in this article if Google's Gmail email service presents privacy risks to attorneys beyond those present in most email programs.

Why is Gmail different from all preceding email services? Because its revenue model relies on providing relevant adds, which requires Google to electronically scan all email messages for matching content. The article's conclusion: Gmail presents no more privacy risk than anyone elses.