Avenue Q tells us the Internet is for porn but with private email, instant messages, and chat rooms – the internet has always made cheating on your spouse or partner easier. Until today. Hackers broke into the databanks at AshleyMadison.com, a website designed to find discreet encounters for married individuals.
— WIRED (@WIRED) July 20, 2015
While many poked fun and felt that users of the service are getting what was coming to them,
Hell hath no fury like a woman hacking the Ashley Madison site.
— Nathan (@stockejock) July 20, 2015
it turns out that this data breach has made it clear that our privacy and personal information are at risk most places we visit on the Internet.
— The Verge (@verge) July 20, 2015
Lawyers don’t seem to mind, though.
I’m a divorce lawyer with working CTRL and F keys and the ashley Madison pastebin so I’m buying drinks tonight — Harper Lee’s Agent (@trillballins) July 20, 2015
Ashley Madison site hack “could be a boon for divorce attorneys:” http://t.co/vP9zOYCeoV
— Forbes (@Forbes) July 20, 2015