Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Some free advice

If someone sends you a sensitive email about someone in your professional circles having a terminal illness, and if that email mentions that the news is top secret, you probably shouldn't print it out and leave it lying on the departmental printer all day.

5 Comments:

kms said...

hi there, just found your blog from the ravelry academics group. made me laugh! thanks :)

liina said...

Oh G*d, some people are just so dumb...

Inside the Philosophy Factory said...

WOW!!!

Of course, I was in a copy room used by many, many, many departments when I found the hiring file of someone I knew -- the Dean's office left it there. Included was her home information and social security number. I could have done massive identity theft...

BAI said...

...Might depend if you like the said soon to be doomed person...
But you're probably right, respect the wishes of the dead and all that...

liz said...

Oh. Dear. Lord.