D’oh! FTC reveals attendees’ email addresses before privacy conference

Mass emails that don’t mask the list of recipients do more than violate privacy. They can be really annoying.
Maybe I’m naive to expect a certain savviness about privacy from the FTC, especially just before it convenes a group of experts in privacy and cybersecurity at a conference in Washington, DC, next week. I certainly didn’t expect the agency to accidentally send out a list of every attendee’s email address. But, it did.
The Federal Trade Commission on Friday sent an email advising participants to show up early to get a seat, and left all the recipients on the list visible to each other.
Read more: http://www.cnet.com/news/doh-ftc-reveals-attendees-email-addresses-before-privacy-conference/
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