"Updated 06/02/2010: NVIDIA called me to talk about this situation. It seems that this was an internal mess-up rather than blacklisting. Basically I was listed in their system as being part of the Latin America region (as I am originally from Brazil and still run the largest website down there) and therefore NVIDIA USA was thinking that I was being handled by their Latin America team. At the same time, the Latin America team was not in touch with me since I live in the USA and thought I was being handled by NVIDIA USA. It seems that this glitch was fixed. As for GeForce GTX 465, they said that they didn't contact any media directly regarding this launch, they let this to their partners to do. So because I erroneously assumed that NVIDIA was providing the cards and giving support directly to other websites, I thought I was being left over. I must add that EVGA is providing a GeForce GTX 465 to us and NVIDIA provided us the necessary support on improving our test bed for Direct
X 11 benchmarking. We should be posting a GeForce GTX 465 review very soon. I am keeping the original post below for historic reasons. I am also adding some clarifications made by NVIDIA below. I'd like to thank all of you for the support given and also to NVIDIA, that called us to fix this problem and told us that anytime we feel left over to call them for clarification. In the end everything seems like a big misunderstanding and lack of communication."
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Original URL, circa 2010: http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/blog/NVIDIA-breaks-up-with-Hardware-Secrets-Problem-Solved/174