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Old 2011-04-06, 10:37
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Originally Posted by TDOMMX View Post
Despite the massive discounts, a regular at TorrentPhase decided to upload every single one of their games to the site, spam Hirameki's message board with links to said uploads, and even hack their online store's review system to redirect purchases to the pirated copies. The mess took roughly a year to clean up. After Hirameki reopened the site, the hackers redoubled their efforts and hacked them again. Hirameki decided to cut its losses and close up shop for good.
EDIT: looks like you can see me the the archive post list, brings up some bitter memories...

I remember the BBS attacks well (it was a nice community, I came here when it closed) but didn't realize the store had been targeted too. And so intentional, some people are disgusting...
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