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# 179449 9-Sep-2015 08:06
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Occasionally I get Google notifications that are meant for someone else - eg "New sign-in from iPad".

Say my email address is, the email address in the body of this email is However the "to" that the email actually gets sent to is my fredsmith email. This seems like a bug with Google. Anyone else had this?

I did see a link at the bottom of the email that says "disconnect your email address from this account" and did that, but no idea how it got connected to start with.

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  # 1382188 9-Sep-2015 08:43
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Probably phishing emails with fake links?

Information wants to be free. The Net interprets censorship as damage and routes around it.

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  # 1383208 9-Sep-2015 09:22
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Lias: Probably phishing emails with fake links?

Nope, checked that, definitely links to Google.

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