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    So those 15,000,000 email messages collectively consumed 195,000,000,000 bytes of bandwidth. Yes, 195 gigabytes of bandwidth bouncing around between the email servers.

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      Reply All storms at MegaCorp scale can be AWFUL.

      My current employer now demands that pretty much all mailing lists be human moderated as a result.

      Stupid humans :(

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        On the plus side, they’ve led to one of the best NYTimes articles: https://nyti.ms/2c4qK0u

        When I’m Mistakenly Put on an Email Chain, Should I Hit ‘Reply All’ Asking to Be Removed?

        By Daniel Victor Sept. 1, 2016

        No.

        The New York Times’s internal email system contributed to this report.

        A version of this article appears in print on Sept. 2, 2016, Section B, Page 4 of the New York edition with the headline: When I’m Mistakenly Put on an Email Chain, Should I Hit ‘Reply All’ Asking to Be Removed?.