The[Boston, UK] council has apologised to almost 600 people after inadvertently revealing their email addressess – many of which were personal accounts.
The blunder came as the authority made a big play of launching a Daily Bulletin – a shoot off from its current Monthly Bulletin – offering news from the borough.
However, in trying to deliver it to everyone’s inbox at 6am prompt there was an error. And in trying to address this problem the communications team messaged everyone on the mailing list – revealing personal details in the process.
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