UPDATE: 3 releases 80,000 names and addresses on its website
Mobile phone network 3 is in trouble today after an enterprising chap called ‘Dan’ (no relation to our Dan) stumbled across 79,035 names and addresses on their website. 3 rapidly took the list down.
Names and addresses aren’t exactly confidential – they’re available in the phone book – but most curiously of all, 3 claims that less than five percent of the info comes from 3 customers. That raises the rather thorny question of who the hell the rest of them are.
Any ideas? Drop us a tweet at @techdigest with your suggestions as to who these people might be.
RIM sues LG over their phone names being too close to the BlackBerry name
Don’t count on Research In Motion launching any new BlackBerry smartphones over the next few months – they’re far too busy suing LG Electronics for trivial matters concerning copyright brand names.
It appears RIM has nothing better to do than accuse LG of taking inspiration from their ‘BlackBerry’ brand…