Britain’s highest paid television personality, Jonathan Ross, has accidentally revealed his personal email address on Twitter.
In doing so, he underlines a problem that has been worrying me about Twitter for some time.
Ross, who is a huge fan of the micro-blogging website and has over a quarter of a million fans following his minute-by-minute Twitter updates, has alongside fellow Twitter devotee Stephen Fry helped to raise awareness of the site in the UK, and encouraged rapid take-up by talking about the service on his TV and radio shows.
In a slip of the fingers which is all too easy to make on Twitter, Ross accidentally posted his full email address – presumably intending it just to be sent in a private direct message to a single individual.
You can picture him now crying out “Arrrgghhhh”, as he realised he had just pressed send…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.