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[VGChartz]Microsoft Unbans all Modded 360s

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Deep in my mind I think this's something that MS did just to bother Sony ..... deep, deep.

Earlier this morning, on April 26th, Microsoft unbanned every single console that has ever been banned from Xbox Live. It is un certain if Microsoft has a backup of all the banned consoles but as for now, there are no signs of the consoles being rebanned. With the unbanning of all the KV's this means all your Jtags will be unbanned as well, however booting them will still result in a near instant ban!

It would be clever if Microsoft did this to inspire the people deprived of PS3 to reuse the server, however this seems more like a human error. Regardless of the situation, someone is going to be in a lot of trouble for this one!
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Why would Microsoft do this? Maybe to have hidden updates or gather information on hackers?
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Lol, It would be funny if the same "External Intrusion" from PSN did this.
   
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Lol, It would be funny if the same "External Intrusion" from PSN did this.
It might be possible that they don't want a similar intrusion as with PSN and just did an unban to appease the hackers for now.
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My guess is MS is just kicking them while they are down.
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Makes me want to start buying those banned ebay consoles and selling them on craigs list xD

Be interesting to see if MS did this or if it was unintentional.
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Yesssssss

More 10th lobbies and what not......I know im a cheater.

But really this is great news for the 360 modding community
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Most likely an accident.
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post #8 of 78
Well, if you're going to wage war.

Do it with some creativity
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lol, knee jerk reaction to PSN getting hacked. They don't want some angry kid who got banned hacking their network, either.
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post #10 of 78
This made me...



...a bit.

I wonder if MSFT has a little button that they pushed to do this. I wouldn't be surprised if it were that simple.

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lol, knee jerk reaction to PSN getting hacked. They don't want some angry kid who got banned hacking their network, either.
They've banned tens of thousands of people since 2005.. Don't see why anyone would start now.
Edited by BizzareRide - 4/26/11 at 11:43pm
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