This is a short notice to say that www.gmail.co.za is NOT Google’s GMail.
GMail is obviously not GMail!
You’re probably asking yourself why you care, and why I’m stating something that could be obvious?
Well, because to a LOT of people, it’s NOT obvious.
In fact, to any normal techie, it’s a head-slapping problem. Non-techie visitors to THIS site, which in my mind looks NOTHING LIKE GMAIL, are STILL trying to log into GMail using the search box. They’ve just searched for something like “GMail Login Page” and land on this website. Then, without thinking, try and log into GMail here.
I’ve got quite a few search results in my site stats with email addresses. 😀
That sounds dumb, right. Now, imagine how many usernames and passwords gmail.co.za is getting?
I REALLY hope they’re responsible, and don’t decide to use that information for evil!
By the way, for those readers who are wondering, the correct address is www.gmail.com
How YOU can help!
Link to this article, spread the word, or something like that. 😀
Yes, it sounds selfish, but so many times I feel like I am really glad that I am the owner of a specific website, because I could defraud a LOT of people out of a LOT of money if I were evil.
But I’m not, and I hope you’re not either.