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Porn Wikileaks was a controversial wiki website which contained the claimed personal information, including the real names, of over 15,000 pornographic actors. The information was presumed to have come from a patient database managed by AIM Medical Associates which has closed due to the lawsuits caused by the leaks,[1][2] a clinic where many pornographic film performers are tested for sexually transmitted diseases.[3][4][5][6][7]

The website has received criticism from performers such as Kimberly Kane who stated, "Most of us in the porn industry know who is behind Porn WikiLeaks; he is doing it out of hatred for a business that shunned him for being even too repugnant for porn"[8] Adult performer Christian XXX states, "They posted my real name, the real names of my parents and pictures of them, their home address and telephone number, the name and picture and phone number of my brother, a picture of the cemetery where my grandfather recently passed away, not to mention saying that I have HIV."[8]

The website was investigated by the FBI for cyber crimes and violation of medical privacy. It has been shut down since July 2011.[9][10]

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  1. Porn Star HIV Test Database Leaked, Gawker, 30 March 2011
  2. Porn Actors' Personal Information, HIV Status Released Through California Health Clinic, Report Says. FoxNews.com (2010-04-07). Retrieved on 2011-04-09.
  3. "The Wikileaks Knockoff That Has the Porn Industry terrifid". Gawker. http://uk.gawker.com/5788083/the-wikileaks-knockoff-that-has-the-porn-industry-terrified?skyline=true&s=i. Retrieved 2011-04-02. 
  4. Adams, Guy (1 April 2011). "Adult industry enraged as 'Porn Wikileaks' gives stars' real names". Independent (London). http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/love-sex/sex-industry/adult-industry-enraged-as-porn-wikileaks-gives-stars-real-names-2258874.html. Retrieved 2011-04-02. 
  5. "Porn Wikileaks bares adult stars' identities, sparks row". Times of India. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/Porn-Wikileaks-bares-adult-stars-identities-sparks-row/articleshow/7848780.cms. Retrieved 2011-04-02. [dead link]
  6. "Porn WikiLeaks' reveals the real names of thousands of blue movie stars". Daily Mail (London). 1 April 2011. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1372459/Porn-WikiLeaks-reveals-real-names-thousands-blue-movie-stars.html#ixzz1IOvZTnRj. Retrieved 2011-04-02. 
  7. "The Person Behind the Porn Wikileaks Website". Daily Beast. http://www.thedailybeast.com/blogs-and-stories/2011-04-01/porn-wikileaks-the-person-behind-the-website-scaring-porn-stars/#. Retrieved 2011-04-02. 
  8. 8.0 8.1 "The twisted world of Porn WikiLeaks". Salon. http://www.salon.com/life/feature/2011/03/31/porn_wikileaks/index.html. Retrieved 2011-04-03. 
  9. Diane Duke (25 July 2011). "FSC: AIM Closure, Porn Wikileaks—What Happened?". business.avn.com. http://business.avn.com/articles/legal/FSC-AIM-Closure-Porn-Wikileaks-What-Happened-442352.html. 
  10. Chen, Adrian (15 July 2011). "Website That Outed Porn Stars Gets a Taste of Its Own Medicine". Gawker. http://gawker.com/5821686/website-that-outed-porn-stars-gets-a-taste-of-its-own-medicine. 


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