06/09/2013 12:56 AMPosted by OraniquitisJust because they tell people to use the auction house doesn't give you free reign to cheat the ones who don't.
This, good on u Blizz, nice to see you're on the job.
06/09/2013 12:56 AMPosted by RimrotIf you're a douche and try and screw other players and you get the ban hammer, GOOD. Most likely the people who are willing to cheat, lie and steal in-game are also that type of person in real life. I would rather they not be apart of the community.
There is a clause against using game features in unintended ways.06/09/2013 05:55 PMPosted by Soupermannon another related note, how is it possible for hardcore players to be banned for town killing? This is a mystery to me. The game is programmed to be able to do this but players are punished for doing something completely within the bounds of the game?
So then scamming is not dishonest behavior, huh. If I was advertising that I had a 6% crit Mempo, but when we trade I give you a almost perfect Andariel's Visage for about 2 billion gold. Now after I got that 2 billion for a helm that is about 10 million gold. I can be certain you game play would be negatively impacted. More so if you spent real money buying the gold you used to give to me.
Now try and show me where that would not be obvious fraud, scamming, being a con man, etc.. Mr. Armchair lawyer. I think if your professors seen what you posted they might want to laugh you right out of law school.
This is what your OP and this thread has given me.
See what Godzilla is doing in the above link.
Any judge in the world would no doubt say that since the one that was perma banned. Since you voluntarily joined the community and was given the privilege to play the game as long as you followed the rules. I cannot do anything for you, those rules are want you agree to abiding by when you log on to play. It is like I said earlier, it is similar to joining a club. If you pay X amount of dollars to join a club. If you do not abide by the rules, and it says you must be expelled from the club. Then that is what will happen.
No judge in the world would be able to help you get back into that club. All he would say is the next club you join, please be sure the abide by the rules.
Damn, if we're really saying that dishonest behavior is enough to get an account closed, then pretty much everyone should get their accounts closed.
06/09/2013 01:22 AMPosted by SoupermannNo, they are not. Just because you agree with something written on paper doesn't mean it has any meaning to it.
Blizzard can revoke access to their service at any time, and for any reason. Such a clause exists in nearly EVERY contract you sign if you take the time to read them over. It's usually not so they can arbitrarily revoke access just because they feel like it - it's really to protect them against lawsuits when a person is banned for doing something wrong, as is the case here. It's called "cover your a**."
The sum involved in the second life case $18,000K ++. The company had banned him but refused to give him the money that was in his account. In Second Life you can buy land to landscape as you wish and build night clubs,homes, stores,etc. Some pieces of land in Second life sell for $4,000 K USD plus a monthly payment of $200. Second Life accused him of using an illegal land purchasing scheme that gave him the ability to buy land for less than other players. Umm Blizzard does not allow players to cash out their items when they are banned . Hmmmm.
By the way, how was the case resolved? Did the plaintiff prevail and get his money?
06/09/2013 01:13 AMPosted by SoupermannJust because they write that into the policy doesn't mean it has any real legal effect. Blizzard's policy is not some holy bible. You are entitled to the service you paid for.
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