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Kiddie Porn & Abuse Surrounding MMO Gold Selling

Most MMO players know the story of IGE and Affinity Media by now, (the owners of WoWhead, Allakhazam, Thottbot and WoWinterface), and their relationship. A really interesting article popped up on Radar Online today which highlights some of the dodgy characters that are involved in the Affinity Media business which had claimed to have no involvement with IGE. Brock Pierce who is an advisor and a board member of Affinity Media, is highlighted in the above article and I have to say there's some pretty unsavoury stuff here pointing at child abuse. This has been brought up before regarding Brock Pierce who has apparently denied charges but there are filed legal cases which he has tried to settle.

In related news, there has been paperwork filed this week where IGE admits that it is Affinity Media (see additional link). Not that anyone doubted it. Next time you hit up an Affinity Media site, just think about who you are supporting and who's pockets your traffic is lining with cash.

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Leord3351d ago

After reading through the whole article, I feel almost dirty for ever considering buying gold in WoW to ease the farming of getting my mount. I am actually disgusted.

Anyone interested in this article might find this one interesting:
http://wanderinggoblin.com/...
Relatively minor by the above article measurement, but gives an indication of the lengths they go to hide how things work inside their insidious company...

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