by Mike Masnick
Mon, Feb 2nd 2009 12:33pm
Last month, the US State Department made plenty of news for threatening to punish employees who misused the "reply-all" button on their email clients. That, by itself, seemed a bit extreme, but Jeremy Wagstaff alerts us to the fact that some organizations are going a step further and figuring out ways to disable the reply-all button entirely. The latest to do so is Nielsen, which did so with a cheery memo to staff explaining why this would "reduce non-essential messages in mailboxes, freeing up our time as well as server space." That's one way to think about it.
If you liked this post, you may also be interested in...
- Barrett Brown Loses Email Access For A Year After Using Email To Complain About Prison
- Yahoo Rolls Out End-To-End Encryption For Email
- Dear Politicians: Responding To The Clinton Email Scandal By Proudly Affirming You've Never Used Email Isn't Helping
- After Calling Cord Cutting 'Purely Fiction' For Years, Nielsen Decides Just Maybe It Should Start Tracking Amazon, Netflix Viewing
- Nielsen Joins The DMCA Abuse Party, Issues Takedown Of Publicly Available Ratings