Quechup is rotten: don’t accept invites

I got caught by one of these. My apologies to any of the (fortunately) small number of people in my gmail address book who might have been subsequently spammed by me.

Quechup is rotten: don’t accept invites


As blogged here yesterday:

While you were Burning / vacationing / spacing out offline this Labor Day weekend, many folks online were hit with invitations from a social networking service called Quechup that anally rapes your address book, and violates user trust by spamming all your contacts.

Now that people are coming back from the Labor Day holiday, expect a bunch of invites — I’ve received a dozen just this morning. Delete ’em if you know what’s good for you. Link to one of many first person accounts, Link to another. And another, and another (punch line: the spam blast created by Quechup caused Google to suspended that victim’s Gmail account).

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