Blizzard Plans To “Monitor” Real ID Service

Gee thanks Blizzard, are you going to protect me from the psycho, who’s ass I kicked in-game, when he tracks me down because of RealID? Apparently not as Blizzard stated today that they will be “carefully monitoring” the service (yes they actually called it a service). Our boys at Blizzard then proceeded to do the old “not our responsibility” two step...

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thewrathman3084d ago

i have never seen an idea so stupid in my life.i was reading about this earlier on bbc news.its so dumb that it hit its tech page.


quote from last paragraph:

Mr Brand said that one Blizzard employee posted his real name on the forums, saying that there was no risk to users, and the experiment went drastically wrong.

"Within five minutes, users had got hold of his telephone number, home address, photographs of him and a ton of other information," said Mr Brand

The post and topic has since been removed from the Blizzard forum.

*now if that doesnt make them think 'oh dumb idea' then i dont know what will.

Komega3084d ago

I think Activision is having a bad influence on Blizzard, maybe making really dumb decisions is contagious.

Mutley4163084d ago

People will leave in masses...this is not helping the game...
They say it`s because of trolling....I can`t believe that...why would they want to risk it...even a troll deserves privacy/security-