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Google & Yahoo Are Now Requiring a Phone Number to Set Up a New Email Account in India

Google and Yahoo are now requiring email users in India to share their phone numbers in order to sign up for a new email address. The reason for this new step is to make sure that new users are not spammers and have a legitimate phone number tied to their accounts. Internet Service Providers Association of India are against the new rules and say that there is no law requiring the Internet companies to do this.

Read the whole story at Times of India »

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