What happens when a do-gooder/altruistic person decides to try to warn people that their password has been stolen and posted on the Internet?
Not much, it seems. Mark Stockley reports the results of “Atechdad’s” efforts:
Whatever the reason, Atechdad’s 97,931 good intentions were just no match for the yawning, black hole of apathy and cynicism that our inboxes create.
Just 50 of the near-one hundred thousand recipients registered receipt of their email in any way whatsoever. Of those, 41 did so by unsubscribing themselves, leaving just nine (0.009% of people emailed) who felt his efforts warranted a thank you.
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