where users from all over (incl. Denmark, Israel, South Africa) are reporting the problem and commiserating. No one from Google seems to be listening — indeed, Google's Apps Status Dashboard
still reports "No Issues" with Gmail.
Scott Aaronson, MIT CSAIL
(temporary email address I created: firstname.lastname@example.org
my blog entry about this: http://scottaaronson.com/blog/?p=428)