One of the worst dreams of any user Google Photos would have happened: the app would show private videos to other people because interruption derived from the Google Takeout data transfer tool, used to download a copy of information stored on other Google services.
Google would have just begun to raise awareness of this error, via an email explaining its existence technical failure resulting in "Unfortunately, some videos in Google Photos are incorrectly sent to unrelated user files."
In a sense, this is a mistake would have been on the Thatout tool between November 21 and 25
Your videos in the cloud may have been sent to other Google image users
The company itself explains that, within five days of the error, some users who used Takeout to remove their content from Google Photos may have received it. incomplete files, or videos – but not images – that do not belong to you. A statement sent to stakeholders may also indicate that, at present, the error has already been fixed, and people who may have received one or more videos from other users are encouraged to delete downloaded content and create a new process for sending files via Takeout
– Jon Oberheide (@jonoberheide) February 4, 2020
Though obviously it's about a serious breach of security
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