People creating their new Anarchy Online account today noticed that the account registration page at Funcom wasn’t SSL-encrypted. When you’re sending your credit card number over the net, this can be a problem. (Take it from me personally, who’s been signed up to, among other things, weird fetish pr0n sites and Russian ISPs.) Funcom’s customer support had this to say:
We are aware of this. The page will become secure as soon as we possibly can, in the meantime, those who don’t feel like registering an account on a not secure site, will just have to wait. I’m sorry about that.
Torkel Andr\’c3\’a8 Olsen
FunCom Support Department
We’re sorry, too. Also, just in case you weren’t paranoid enough, your username and password is mailed back to you via plaintext email. Now that’s security.