Unix, Linux Keywords Banned from Xbox Live

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for
this link. ]

“How’s this for some offbeat news to start your
you-can-no-longer-wear-white season? A few blogs I read this
morning are reporting that people on the Xbox Live online service
are being forbidden from using gamertags (read: screen names for
Xbox 360) that feature the words Linux or Unix.

“Okay, what happens when you like Linux, and decide to change
your Xbox Live gamertag motto to ‘Linux rules’? Well, Microsoft
black flags you, that’s what…”

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