Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB)

Under Review: 
No Review
Date Breach Made Public: 
January 10, 2011
New York , NY
United States
New York US
Records Breached: 

1,000 (No SSN or financial information exposed)

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Year of Breach: 
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People who contacted ESRB to complain about a Blizzard Entertainment change in privacy were sent a response that included the emails of other people who had contacted ESRB with similar concerns.  Blizzard had proposed implementing Real ID (required usage of real first and last name) for participation in forums, but abandoned it after a backlash.