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An online gaming biz has been left with a $250,000 bill in a settlement with the US government over a hack that exposed 32 million email addresses and passwords. The Federal Trade Commission said that RockYou had agreed to settle charges that it failed to protect the privacy of its customers despite "touting" its security …

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Brilliant

> We will, we will fine you.

That made me laugh. Now I can't get the chorus out of my head - damn you.

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Anonymous Coward

Good deal

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Meh

Re: Good deal

Good deal?

They are being fined less than 1 cent for every exposed email address. I'm certain an email address list as extensive as that is worth more to the scam artists out there.

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Mushroom

Re: Good deal

They should have been fined the value of each account compromised and then some.

Otherwise, it was a good deal for Rockyou.

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