Issue 1 has been documented previously as a feature request.
Can I caste a dissent? Memory loss on purpose is an odd feature.
I'm not seeing the 2nd error you mentioned when linking to a file in my Google Docs. Which version of TheBrain are you currently running? And what does the URL look like that you linked to? I tested with a sample dochttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1QpIJbrb2t7CbuWFHgORQF-wSb1ndw64ynpbUu99v3PA/edit
Matt, I'm on 188.8.131.52, on OS X 10.11.5 -- all the latest kit.
I cannot test your link ("You need permission", Google Drive tells me when I add your link as an URL to a thought.)
The error appears when I'm logged into my own Google Drive and click to open a document:
1. Add "https://docs.google.com"
2. Log in (if not already logged in)
3. Click on a Recent Document -- or click on a template in Start a New Document
4. The document or template will open, and that message will appear as shown (here's screen shot showing the context better):