Steffers writes "This article from excite.com says that Google's Gmail service is potentially harmful to user's privacy. A group in the U.K. has already filed a complaint about the service saying it violates communication protections. Apparently, in-coming and out-going e-mails will be saved on Google's servers even after the user has terminated their account."
Here is the letter filed by twenty eight privacy and civil liberties organizations. This was mentioned yesterday and last Friday, as well.