This is a hilarious comic. Seriously though, it just seems like there's a lack of email etiquette all around. If people knew when it would be appropriate to use it, then I see no problem. I still CC people in emails, but sparingly and only as needed.
And about that pop-up... Maybe email clients can take a cue from that. That actually sounds like a good idea!
Several years ago we actually removed the CC button off the Outlook menu for certain employees. They could, of course, still use the CC from the menu - but that extra step requirement saved us all from lots of email.
I've always wanted a pop-up when you select CC with a "Really - does each person on this list need this email?" and an easy way to unselect names.
@derrickwood, All said and done with the CC and BCC world. Got to learn a lot of things here. I have heard that it is NOT a good practise to use BCC in the corporate world. Let me educate myself here a bit. I would be happy for that.
@Mr. Rogues, I see what you're saying. BCC is certainly a great tool but it's also good to always re-read before you send and ensure the send to address. It's a habit that one should get into, in my opinion.
@Joe, this just comes to show the seriousness of having to watch what you say and or write. People tend to take things a certain way, even if they say it's fine or ok and they aren't upset. It's unfortunate that one thing can throw a wrench in the gears.
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