Question

A personal Google account for a project w/ multiple people?

Dec 9, 2018 3:21PM PST

EXPLANATION:
Starting a project with multiple people, we would like to name the Google account, wich will serve as the account for the project, with the name of the project.
However, when creating a new Google account, there is only the option to create an account in one person's full name, and no option to have a Google account in a brand name.
The only two services of Google where it's possible to have an account in the brand's name are Google+ and Youtube. In fact, on Google support pages, when a "brand account" is mentioned, it is actually ment - a YouTube or a Google+ "brand account".

QUESTION:
If we can't name the Google account with the name of our project (brand), is the only choice than - using one of our personal google accounts?

We would be very gratefull for your help.

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Clarification Request
What about the other Google service?
Dec 9, 2018 3:59PM PST
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We have some privacy concerns.
Dec 9, 2018 4:16PM PST

It may be a solution, however our main concerns are privacy-related, as we are not familliar with the dynamics of an online audience. (We are producing documentary online video content.) Do you perhaps know if it is possible to view / see the personal Google accoutns in a Google Group , by other pople outside of the group?

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Then any Google product is unacceptable?
Dec 9, 2018 4:31PM PST

Part of what you need to do is test the product. I see it's free to do so but given you are giving access to others, your possible leaks increase with each new member. Maybe you are stuck with some server and an IT staffer doing this the old fashioned way.

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No leakage. If Google Goups offers privacy, we'd go for it.
Dec 9, 2018 4:56PM PST

No possibility of leakage in our case. Actually, if we are assured by a service such as Google Groups that our personal accounts could not be viewed by people outside of the group, we would go for it. Do you know if any type of Google Group offers that privacy?

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No.
Dec 9, 2018 5:06PM PST

Google must obey court orders to reveal things in the cloud so it's not that secure.

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PS. Since you added you didn't want it to leak.
Dec 9, 2018 5:10PM PST

I had to change my mind. Only your own server would be as secure as you want it to be. Any cloud and security is at the whim of governments and companies.

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Court is fine. Our efforts are honest. But companies?
Dec 9, 2018 5:21PM PST

Do you mean companies having access to our information for the means of advertisment, or something else?

But in any case, Sincerely, your input has been very helpful R. Proffitt. Thank you so much! I mean that.

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When folk want secure.
Dec 9, 2018 7:29PM PST

I have to discount the cloud. There are numerous articles about security and the cloud but the only folk that call it secure are the ones promoting it.

If you feel these clouds are secure enough then you have to accept the risk.

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