jj5 wrote:MS is probably just waiting patiently for google to set the precident that it's OK to spy on people by reading their e-mail, then start doing it themselves.
Gmail is evil. Big Brother is watching you, etc.
Google is not spying on people. It indexes emails, records which emails you view and then serves ads that are similiar to what you like to view. It is in the TOS agreement.
By the way, don't compare Google to Communism, there is a huge difference.