"Confidential Mode" will let Gmail users stop recipients from forwarding specific emails, and restricts the ability to copy, download or print them. There also appears to be a self-destruct button of sorts, via a customizable expiration date that allows the user to send the email into the ether after a time period of the user's choosing-whether that's a week, month, or even a few years.
The new version of Gmail will also show a lock icon which would be placed in the compose box in order to activate the Confidential Mode. When it expires, it is automatically deleted from the inbox and the sender's inbox.
Google is reportedly working on an all-new design and feature set for the web version of its email service Gmail. The company is rumored to be including three layouts, a sidebar to view your calendar or notes, smart replies with prewritten responses and a snooze button to mute email threads until you're written to answer them.
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A Google spokesperson said: 'We work hard to comply with the Right to be Forgotten, but we take great care not to remove search results that are in the public interest and will defend the public's right to access lawful information.
The recipients of those confidential emails will simply receive a link to their Gmail account.
Well at the same time it is to be seen if the same feature will be applicable to recipients of other email services.
Yesterday, Google confirmed a major redesign for Gmail was on the way. This may mean that people in other services will be able to read the email, but only if they also have a Google account. It is speculated that this new feature is closely going to follow the update in Gmail's interface. They can also ask the email recipient to confirm their identity with a passcode sent via text message.
The men took Google to court when the company refused to remove search results about their convictions, including links to news articles that the businessmen claimed were no longer relevant. However, the leaker was able to seize a screenshot of the email content.