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Windows 7: Microsoft Wields Banhammer Against Halo: Reach Pirates

25 Aug 2010   #1
Borg 386

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Microsoft Wields Banhammer Against Halo: Reach Pirates

Did you download a pirated copy of Halo: Reach? Play it on your Xbox LIVE-connected Xbox 360? Then you won't be surprised to discover your LIVE account's probably been perma-banned by the powers that be.

Word this morning from MaxConsole is that Microsoft's permanently suspending the Xbox LIVE accounts of anyone caught playing the game.

"Notification of Permanent Suspension," reads the email Microsoft's sending to pirate players.

Read more:

Microsoft Wields Banhammer Against Halo: Reach Pirates - PCWorld


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25 Aug 2010   #2
Thorsen

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This happened when Modern Warfare 2 came out as well. but it was a ban on anyone using a modified console. I think up to 1 million consoles/profiles were banned. Microsoft Bans Up to One Million Users From Xbox Live - PCWorld

Microsoft Swinging the hammer again. Fun stuff.
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