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Google buys its way out of another pickle –

GmailI was trying to think back to when i started using Gmail for the first time – I have quite a good account name,  I got it back when you had to be invited to use the system. I love how Gmail has changed the way i use email, I love how I can bolt on “labs” stuff which pushes my email forward in ways other email clients only wished they could evolve (Mail Beer Goggles?? Haha!) Anyway – when it was launched in the UK, it was called Gmail – but as its proper launch got closer another company who had been using the term Gmail in the UK for years piped up and kicked up a bit of a fuss about it. A big lawsuit kicked off, and google ended up changing all UK sign ups to email account – despite still working for all UK users as wel