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Microsoft has had its very own Who, Me? moment after being forced to apologise for a bug that spammed administrators of Teams Free organisations to suggest they should upgrade to avoid imminent deletion of data. The oopsie actually occurred in April (although a full explanation was not shared until last night) and resulted in …

  1. Marki Mark


    "Customer Experience & Obsession Product Manager" Really?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Whut?

      Somebody got to choose their own job title and went for CEO

      (I got to do this once - though my chosen title abbreviated to "MAD Consultant")

    2. Pascal Monett Silver badge

      Re: Whut?


      I wonder what kind of individual would apply for a position where obsession is specifically part of the job.

    3. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Whut?

      I am now obsessed with tracking down and slapping whichever fuckwit came up with such a nauseating job title (as well as the holder of that job, if it wasn't them themself).

      Seriously, Microshit? Grow the fuck up.

  2. khjohansen

    If Only!!

    Will MS delete _all_ the data they have collected WRT to me??

    1. vtcodger Silver badge

      Re: If Only!!

      Will MS delete _all_ the data they have collected WRT to me??

      Of course not. At least not intentionally. But they probably have you confused with a distant cousin who lives in Albania. When they try to pull data on either of you they will come up with a garbled and mostly harmless composite.

      1. yetanotheraoc Silver badge

        Re: If Only!!

        "At least not intentionally."


        // oops

        if (backup.teams.items("x").tier != "free")



        // do nothing

  3. teknopaul

    two bugs

    if tier = free...

    is going cost them

    it should be

    if tier == free.

    1. Red Ted

      Re: two bugs

      It does depend on what language they are using though.

      1. captain veg Silver badge

        Re: two bugs

        Indeed. In JavaScript there really ought to be three equals symbols, but this is not required or enforced. Because it treats you as an adult.


  4. arachnoid2

    All your bases belong to us

    Its obviously an end user problem

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