T-Mobile - another high profile compromise of customer data

Tuesday, 22 February 2005, 9:15 AM EST

The phone book, email addresses, and notes from celebrity Paris Hiltonís T-Mobile Sidekick were posted on the web, and rapidly circulated by various online news websites / blogs with perhaps a questionable disregard of privacy for Paris Hilton herself and everyone in her address book that will likely be forced to change their phone numbers / email addresses as a result (the address book contained 510). Soon after the original site ran out of bandwidth but fans quickly setup mirrors however shortly after they too started falling like flies after being shutdown by service providers / taken offline due to the high volume of traffic they were receiving.

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