Reply-All storm flares as email announcing privacy policy puts 500 addresses in the ‘To’ field, not ‘BCC’


Some advice from The Register: when announcing a new privacy policy don’t do so with emails that reveal 500 addresses in the “To” field of the message.

We offer this advice after today finding ourselves on the receiving end of just such an email from newsletter-as-a-service platform Substack. Social media commentary on the mess mentions other mentions with hundreds of recipients’ addresses exposed.

Substack took to Twitter to abase itself before the Wrath Of The Internet™.

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