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Im not a WoW fan by any means but this is actually a very good idea from the Blizz man.
I'm sure private servers don't hurt their income but piracy is still piracy no?

Debates have raged on about whether or not piracy affects sales, but in Blizzard's case, I think they're doing just fine.

I concur thumb.gif
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Would exif eraser or meta data stripper remove this?


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post #33 of 36
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Blizzard shouldn't even care about the Private servers, they have 5+ million players, perhaps It's decreased due to their discovery of private servers or people not wanting to play anymore or having the time to invest into World of Warcraft. Private servers shouldn't be on their list, satisfying their customers should be after all who knows what crazy numbers Blizzard's annual salary or whatever Is, It's surely up in the 100s of Millions.
I'm glad you know what's in Blizzards best interest. Read what the guy wrote, who I was replying to. Your comment has no place if you are replying to me, don't quote if you don't know what you're talking about please
    
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what can be done with an ip address?
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post #35 of 36
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what can be done with an ip address?

Find the location of the private server, or at least the ISP, then ask the ISP for the location, and shut it down.
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So if I go to a bunch of private servers, take screenshots, then email them to Blizz will they get shut down? lol. Wouldn't that be funny. Watch all the donors to private server who paid a lot of money for their fake gear loose out because they couldn't handle playing on a live server.

lol, if you go on private servers you probably know their IP, so you could just send Bliz the IP adress.
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