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Why does Blizzard feel the need to make a big deal about banning botters? Are you trying to make an example out of them? Or are you threatening your customers with a "this may happen to you" type of message? Why do you think we are all stupid enough to believe this is going to stop them or make a dent into the problem? Or that botters are even the problem?
I am of the opinion botting "waves" are done to increase the quarter sales. Don't think for a minute that these botters/hackers etc. are going to quit on a ban wave (esp if they are still making money in said game). With Blizzard's periodic ban waves and announcements of such, it is a "win/win" for them. The degenorates either repurchase, hack/steal another account and roll on until the next quarter and the legit players are appeased with a smokescreen.
To the blue rep, your right it is not your first "rodeo", your company has allowed this kind of activity for several years with your game Warcraft. After all these years, your games continue to suffer from the blight of scammers, dupers, hackers, etc. Not to mention the poor customer service of "lost and non compensable" auctions in Diablo involving real money (which I have personally experienced).
Please do not use the excuse of "all games have the same issues". All games do not utilize real currency transactions. When there is a platform of real currency there has to be optimum security. To this point, in my opinion, Blizzard (with all thier rodeo experience) has failed to ensure consumer trust in this product.
He has a point though, if you just didnt quote the childish part of his post. if no evidence is being needed to accuse someone of something and the person being considered guilty, how can that not make anyone able to accuse anyone else of any/everything?
Also, hopped in again just to say i refrain from trusting anyone saying he got banned wrongfully but the way sinistrial reacted is pretty much the way id have reacted if i got banned wrongfully (even though he might want to stop with the 'they only care about money') i believe in his good faith
check this sinistrial, kids can be silly sometimes.
Signing up for the bot websites and banning everybody on those sites does not equal having proof.. Just sayin.. a lot of people go to those sites simply for info since you make simply knowing a great spot to farm over and over a crime and nobody is willing to share those secret spots on your forums.
My friend's account got banned during this latest ban wave.
WTF he doesn't bot 'cause he's a HotA barb and we actually play together all the time.
He's so afraid of the EULA and does everything by the book and this happens to him.
Blizz seems to have a crude banning algorithm that just bans you if you're online a lot. So much for 'thorough' and 'investigation'.
Alienating even the people who love the game so much despite all the problems.
Blizzard won't even reveal what kind of evidence they have against you.
It's such a sad thing because my friend, who is 100% innocent as a matter of fact, doesn't know what the heck he could've done. They won't even reply to him with a decent answer- only canned emails.
In an effort to help my friend I've been sending tickets on his behalf and am trying to get some of our friends doing the same.
See how screwed up the situation is? There really are innocent victims in this latest ban wave.
To the people who refuse to believe that there are actually innocent victims in all this, I guess the only way to convince you is if you get banned for no reason as well.
Thanks for actually doing investigations and accepting some appeals to pans (i wasnt banned)
Main reason i say this is because other game providers which handle multiple games like nexon don't even check and dont even have "customer service"
All they tell you is "im sorry, im sorry nothing i can do your banned"
AND I WASNT BANNED FOR ANYTHING
hell never even played the game all i did was log in 1 time have downloading it via steam client and then boom after logging in your banned
i mean wtf (account was never hacked and every other nexon game is not banned)
Game that banned me for installing it and logging in: Nexon's dragon nest
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