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Porn Stars Real Names, Birth Dates Leaked, Possibly by Medical Clinic

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Private information about nearly 12,000 adult film stars has been publicized, after a website called Pornwikileaks released a list including their names, stage names and dates of birth. The leak was first reported by porn blogger Mike South, who claimed that the information could only have come from AIM, a medical clinic in the Valley that works with porn performers. It would have been difficult to verify the source of the leak, he wrote, however a number of performers contacted him saying that the stage name that was leaked was one that they had only used once, at AIM. He writes:

...people started emailing me saying "I only used that performer name one time, ever and that was when I tested at AIM." First I verified two people, then two more both of whom shot only one time, but were required to get an AIM test. All made up a performer name and of the four two never even used the same name on a model release and one never even shot...

The story was first picked up by Gawker, who reported that they, too, spoke with adult performers who had only used their leaked stage name once, at AIM:

One former porn performer we spoke to registered for an HIV test with AIM using a stage name he made up "off the top of my head" when he started in the industry eight years ago—and he never used it again.
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A statement released on AIM's website today, though, claims that while the company is investigating the possibility that it was their database that was hacked, some of the information posted on Pornwikileaks (which is currently unaccessable) is information that they don't collect:

AIM Medical Associates, P.C. is investigating the possibility of a criminal breach of the medical record database. Substantial amounts of information posted on the site in question could not come from the AIM* database because we do not possess that information. Specifically, home addresses and identification documents are not within the AIM* database.

A later post on South's website claims that some performer's parents' names, addresses and contact info is also being posted, making it look like things might get worse before they get better.