Jeff Guillaume
Jeff Guillaume, founder of the Harry Potter Automated News Aggretator fan site, plans to temporarily shut down his site to prevent it from being besieged by spoilers. (AP Photo/Tony Ding) AP Photo/Tony Ding

Beware of spoilers

By Don Aucoin
Globe Staff / July 18, 2007

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Two years ago, just days before the publication of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince," Elizabeth O'Malley logged on to her favorite Internet discussion forum for some chitchat about the Red Sox or video games. She was jolted to find that there, in large red letters, a spoiler had announced a major plot twist in the book. (Full article: 552 words)

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