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Tech2.com: WoW Linux Gamers' Ban Lifted

Nov 22, 2006, 19:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nikhil Singh)

"Blizzard Entertainment has been trying really hard to curb cheating in its Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game, World of Warcraft (WoW). In doing so, they've banned thousands of accounts, to insure that gameplay doesn't get ruined for millions of their subscribers. In this frenzy of bans, Blizzard mistakenly banned a few Linux users who used a legitimate program called 'Cedega' to play WoW. Now Blizzard's trying to make up for it, and this is how they plan on doing it (according to the mail they sent to these Linux users):

"'Blizzard Entertainment deeply regrets the error, as we understand that this brief account closure presented you with an inconvenient and highly frustrating experience...'"

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