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Are Gamespot spammers?

By Shamus
on Tuesday Feb 14, 2006
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Nerd Culture


Digg has a writeup of how Gamespot has been progressively leaking private email addresses to random spammers. Gamespot has been completely non-responsive when contacted.

Based on the comments I’m seeing, it looks like old users are left alone, and new users are being harvested / sold.

I wrote about this last month and the problem remains. I should add that I’ve never used the forums. All I did was create an account so I could download a file.

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