Autofill error accidentally revealed passport data for 31 world leaders
Most of the time, autofill mistakes in your email’s “to” field will cause some mild embarrassment or a bit of confusion. The mistake an Australian government official made is a bit worse. Passport and visa details for 31 world leaders who attended the last G20 summit (including President Obama) were sent to the wrong recipients.
Instead of finding its way to another government agency, the data was sent to organizers of the Asian Cup, who quickly alerted the Australian immigration department of the embarrassing blunder. Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel, and David Cameron were among the other leaders who unknowingly had their personal information slip out.
In a letter obtained by The Guardian, it was determined that the mistake could’ve…
Source:: The Verge