often reminds me that “the internet doesn’t have an eraser.”

And while that’s true, publishing on the internet
is only part of the story.

When we write emails to anyone about anything they
can be shared.

Even if our company plasters warnings all over corporate
emails, they won’t do the job. People
talk and people share, whether we want them to or not.

It may not be industrial espionage (although I’m
sure that happens as well).

It’s often unhappy people sending our messages to
their friends.

They may want advice, encouragement, or to illustrate
how horrible they feel their organization (our organization) treats people.

Once we write something down, it lives