Email From AT&T about customer info leak

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  1. MikesTooLz

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    I just recieved an email from AT&T about their recent leak of personal information of over 114,000 iPad 3G customers. Here is a copy of the email.

     
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    To me it would be worse that they got my email address. My credit card number I can change, my email I can't. Which means my email (if I was affected which I obviously wasn't with a WiFi only model, just hypothetically speaking) was probably sold to 4700 different spam accounts. Meaning, you'll probably get spam email in that account by the boatloads for as long as you have it.
     
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    Yeah, thats why I use a different email address for every website/company.
    I know where all the spam comes from and who gave out my email. It also makes it easy to block a company that decides to give out my email address.
     
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    Boo hoo, spam will always exist. Spam filters are there for a reason.
     
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    There should not actually be any spam - the web site that brought the security weakness to light didn't distribute the e-mails addresses they got, as it was just a publicity stunt.
     
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    I just recieved this same letter via snail mail.
    it also said that I should keep alert for scam attempts that may happen due to my info being leaked. But not to worry, att wont leak out any more private info than they already have.
     

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