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Yahoo!'s free email subscribers will get a bigger inbox from late April with storage limits increasing from 250MB to 1GB - the same amount as Google's Gmail subscribers get. The move will take about two weeks to roll out to all users.

Yahoo! denied it was a Google-beating move but said it reflected the changing way subscribers are using email.

Paying subscribers will get 2GB of storage space and can send attachments up to 20MB. Along with traditional spam protection subscribers can also create temporary email addresses if they are dealing with someone they don't entirely trust. If the disposable email address starts getting spam you can just delete it.

BT Yahoo! subscribers already get 2GB of space and their extra family accounts will now get 2GB too.

More details on paying services here. ®

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