Imagine that someone out there goes and signs up for a web-based fantasy sports league, and when asked for his email address, decides to make one up. Imagine that the made-up email address actually exists, though; furthermore, imagine that immediately upon submitting the “fake” email address, that scoundrel’s login information to the aforementioned fantasy sports league is sent out to the all-too-real person at the other end of the address. Now, imagine the annoyed recipient of the information deciding to log into the fantasy league website, and sell the entire team of the person who decided to not use his own email when he signed up.

I’m just saying…


I get all the mail for, which means I get a constant stream of junk mail and registration information for,, and so on.

• Posted by: Andy Baio on Oct 6, 2003, 5:27 PM

Just imagine having a domain name that can be produced by randomly mashing on home row. I get all kinds of crazy stuff.

• Posted by: jjg on Oct 6, 2003, 7:09 PM

The lure of fantasy sports has claimed another victim. In signing up for my sites, I use to get a disposable account for 24 hours. That way I get the login info, and they get a bad address.

• Posted by: Scott on Oct 6, 2003, 8:25 PM

Now, imagine that the “sale” took place on Ebay, like those Ultima Online auctions.

• Posted by: Mike on Oct 8, 2003, 4:02 PM

Great site guys… Keep up the good work :)

• Posted by: Mitch Bruke on May 12, 2004, 11:22 AM
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