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.
There's a wonderful way to balance difficulty in RPGs, and designers try to prevent it. For some reason.
Steam Summer Blues
This mess of dross, confusion, and terrible UI design is the storefront the big publishers couldn't beat? Amazing.
Was it a Hack?
A big chunk of the internet went down in October of 2016. What happened? Was it a hack?
The Gradient of Plot Holes
Most stories have plot holes. The failure isn't that they exist, it's when you notice them while immersed in the story.
A programming project where I set out to make a Minecraft-style world so I can experiment with Octree data.