Hotmail blocks all emails coming from Gmail.

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  2. macrumors 6502

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    ...? whats wrong with gmail?
     
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    It will destroy Hotmail when it is fully "live".
     
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    HERE IT IS!!! ACTUAL PROOF M$ IS AN EVIL MANIPULATIVE COMPANY!!! PROOF, PROOF I SAY!!!!

    *gets hauled of kicking and screaming in a straight jacket to an isolated cell*
     
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    This is untrue. I've sent email from my gmail account to my hotmail account multiple times with no problems.....
     
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    Gizmotoy

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    Read the article because the subject is misleading. Hotmail is bouncing gmail invites, not regular e-mails...
     
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    Even then, from what I hear, isn't always true. :rolleyes:
     
  8. macrumors member

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    Ahhh OK, that's what I get for only reading the headlines.
     
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    Sounds like a form of censorship to me. Also, I agree with Trowaman that this is proof of MS manipulating the system for their benefit. Where is the ball-less DOJ? :mad:
     
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    why god why?

    Why do people using Hotmail, G-mail, Yahoo.... just because they are free? you get free email from all ISPs anyways, and most have web access.

    I would think you would get a lot of spam, and lack of privacy from those, especially G-mail.

    I've never seen the point.
     
  11. macrumors member

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    1)It's nice to have a permanent email account, i.e. not dependant on changing ISPs
    2)It's great for junk mail (i.e. forum registrations etc.) when I don't want to give out my personal email.
     
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    Gotcha On the spam.

    As for the email thing, I own my own domain, its not free but I really can have the same email addy for my whole life, for 8 bucks a year or less.
     
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    My gmail invite was sent to my hotmail account and it worked. I also tried sending myself and email from my Gmail to Hotmail and that also worked.
     
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    I sent a few to hotmail, and they werent lost, they just took a while to get there, sometimes it ends up in the junk email box.

    This is how shallow hotmail is eh?
     
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    So, instead of "Hotmail blocks all emails coming from Gmail" it should be "Hotmail fails to deliver some Gmail invites". Grrrr, I hate those reality distortionists. Like "Saddam was a threat to the US" and the whole WoMD thing. You can't believe anything you read.

    The world is ruled by Machiavelli-s :mad:
     
  16. sjk
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    No one owns a domain, our registrations just borrow 'em. :)

    Registering your own domain(s) is the way to go, at least for "serious" correspondence. I think providers are reluctant to make it easy for people to use 'em (especially with webmail, e.g. Gmail restricts you to @gmail.com addresses) so you're anchored to their service. Better reason to use smaller providers like FastMail, MailSnare, Runbox, et.al. where use virtual domain support is easier or even encouraged.
     

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