New York Times Accidentally Sends Email Meant for 300 to 8 Million

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By Chris O'Shea Comment

Earlier today we received the email pictured above from the New York Times that said we had cancelled our home subscription, which was news to us. It seems it was news to quite a few people.

The paper’s official account tweeted that it was spam and “not from us,” but now the Times reports that it was from them, it just went to the wrong people. About eight million wrong people. Amy Chozick, a Media Reporter for the paper, tweeted that the email was meant for about 300 people, and instead went to over eight million.

It could have been worse. At least it wasn’t a coupon for ExtenZe.

UPDATE:
We got a correction email. See it below.