i don't put clothes on when i'm between the bedroom and the bathroom.
we are painfully, painfully, aware.
You said, "... wikileaks worked with media and government for several months prior to the release," The article only states they have been working with their press partners, and no duration is ever stated; furthermore, the article draws you to believe that wikileaks only informed the government on November 24, 2010, the day the article was posted.
The article mentions that they would release the information as early as that Friday giving the government only two days to react-- that's a far cry from the months you claim.
Read your article. Become informed.
You then have the benefits of the gmail spam filter with the protection of a spam-bot "resistant" email address because it isn't generic.
I have an account only used for job applications I have handled this way. I don't receive any spam on it because it isn't posted anywhere but my resume and no bots are spamming random email addresses at my domain.
Also, if the child is that young, I'm also of the frame of mind that you should be keeping an eye on their activity any way.