Taliban accidentally CCs everybody on its mailing list
Posted By Uri Friedman Friday, November 16, 2012 - 1:10 PM Share
Living in fear of "replying all" to your company-wide emails? Hey, it could be worse. ABC News reports:
In a Dilbert-esque faux pax, a Taliban spokesperson sent out a routine email last week with one notable difference. He publicly CC'd the names of everyone on his mailing list.
The names were disclosed in an email by Qari Yousuf Ahmedi, an official Taliban spokesperson, on Saturday. The email was a press release he received from the account of Zabihullah Mujahid, another Taliban spokesperson. Ahmedi then forwarded Mujahid's email to the full Taliban mailing list, but rather than using the BCC function, or blind carbon copy which keeps email addresses private, Ahmedi made the addresses public.
Somebody will get the axe for this!