Another Scandal Resulting from E-mails Gone Public
A lot of Pennsylvania government officials are being hurt as a result of e-mails being made public. This is all the result of a political pressure to release the e-mails, and not an organizational doxing attack, but the effects are the same.
Our psychology of e-mail doesn't match the reality. We treat it as ephemeral, even though it's not. And the archival nature of e-mail -- or text messages, or Twitter chats, or Facebook conversations -- isn't salient.
Posted on December 30, 2015 at 6:29 AM • 58 Comments