Jeb Bush posts all his gubernatorial emails, exposes SSNs of Florida citizens

Jeb Bush posts all his gubernatorial emails, exposes SSNs of Florida citizens

[Ed. – Another Here’s Your Sign moment.  What possessed him to post all the emails in the first place?  Total grandstanding.  A bad idea that was bound to immediately start spinning off what grown-ups call “consequences.”]

Jeb Bush, a rumored 2016 Republican presidential candidate, just decided to publish hundreds of thousands of emails sent to him during his time as governor of Florida. On its face it seems like a great idea in the name of transparency, but there’s one huge problem: neither Bush nor those who facilitated the publication of the records, including the state government, decided to redact potentially sensitive personal information from them. …

[S]ome of the emails appear to be highly sensitive or personal. Many, like the one excerpted below, share tales of personal struggle or sorrow.

This is just a sharing…today..i feel beaten down… … want to help many and hope I can get there some day….through my empowerment it will be a testament to my message and the ability to share my future resources…its a lonely road…so many seem actively against you…your back is to the wall…you have many another two months of business survival…

P.S. this is just sharing with a friend… please no action or follow-up or any communications or assistance sought of nay kind…its my struggle to work through and find a way…just feeling “beaten” today…at 37 I feel like 60 today :)…..and tomorrow will be better.

Confidential communications intended for indicated recipient only

Other emails include potentially sensitive details about government operations. …

Some include personal appeals from citizens with medical or employment issues. And a subset of these messages contain sensitive data like social security numbers…

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