[Operators] Recent Google XMPP Federation problems
melo at simplicidade.org
Tue Feb 26 07:00:14 CST 2008
On Feb 26, 2008, at 9:52 AM, David Horwitz wrote:
> An update on this post some back and forth with the google help
> team. It seems that anyone registering to use Google apps team
> edition on a domain causes google the assume it handles XMPP for
> that domain - Until the admin opts out.
> So it looks like a student or staff member has registered to use
> google apps on our domain. No admin has registered (confirmed by
> Google) yet Google still seems to think it handles XMPP.
> This is not good!
Yeah. Not good at all. This was my biggest concern when I read about
the team edition.
I think the Google team in charge of this must quickly re-think this
behavior. It is terribly irresponsible. What would people think if I
registered my email with GMail and they decided that they are my
I wonder if they couldn't risk legal action by disrupting network
communications like this... Specially under US law... It's a terrible
risk to take.
If anybody knows where admins can opt-out, please post the link. I
need to place some domains in there... I wonder how they check that
I'm really the domain admin. Another problem that Admin Contacts for
Servers would solve...
XMPP ID: melo at simplicidade.org
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