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Monday, 19 November 2012 10:35

Taliban gaffe reveals mailing list

Written by Peter Scott



Everyone forgets to BCC once in a while


If you are looking for new pen pals, the Taliban mailing list is out. A Taliban spokesperson mistakenly sent a press release which revealed the group’s mailing list, with more than 400 recipients.

Apparently the bloke forgot to use the BCC function and as a result the recipients got a rare glimpse into the world of Taliban PR.

However, the list is not exactly terrorist central by any stretch of the imagination. Most of the emails belong to journalists, activists and local government officials. And the Taliban are not exactly known as agreeable people, so we are guessing many of them aren’t too keen to ask them to be removed from the list.

More here.

Last modified on Monday, 19 November 2012 13:43

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