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The Victorian Taxi Directorate has earned the ire of people it was trying to placate, after it put more than 400 email addresses in the “To:” field of an email it sent to ask about its complaints resolution process. The email, sent yesterday, said “The Victorian Taxi Directorate (VTD) is committed to continually improving its …

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Here we go again...

It isn't as if most mail systems can't be configured to block outbound mail with more than X number of recipients! 400+ seems way too high.

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Taxiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii !

Oh dear

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Just wait for Round 2 - CC

“They put the addresses into the wrong field instead of cc or bcc."

They appear to be unaware that CC will also expose everyone's email addresses..

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Re: Just wait for Round 2 - CC

It sounds like the Assistant Manager of Communications needs to be moved to Assistant Manager of Floor Cleaning.

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So not surprised, the VTD is just another idiotic Victorian government department.

They can't get anything right ever so this is just standard operating procedure.

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Victorian Taxi Directorate

What a splendid name! It conjures visions in my mind of top-hatted gentlemen exclaiming "I say!" and whatnot.

"Hello, this is the Victorian Taxi Directorate. How may I help you?"

"Good sir, would you be able to inform me as to the present whereabouts of my taxi automobile? I had booked said vehicle for 18 hundred hours promptly!"

"I do apologise, sir, but your taxi automobile is just turning on to your street of residence now."

"Capital, old chap. I shall spur the lady of the house into renewed action then, for she is alas still in the process of preparing herself for the evening's festivities. Good day to you sir."

"Good day to you also, sir."

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What? Not a "computer" error?

At least they are honest and did not try to blame it on a "computer" error.

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