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Yea I am going to have to call BS on this. Even at my school no one person has access to this kind of information. You would need crazy clearance to get a hold of such private information.
Whether he is really in that "1%" is the real question. I guess they don't teach system administration ethics until the 4th year for criminology majors.

If there were issues with x or y not paying their bills, certain people would need to know who's service to shut off.

The in-house developers probably just tried to cut corners, and combine two programs and databases into one.

Your schools IT department has full access to your information, the difference is that they are more professional, they won't disclose it, and they are intelligent enough to use their power correctly.
    
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I don't agree with the xbox smashing, however cheating is not cool, grats to him.
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post #23 of 36
Sounds like BS to me.
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Whether he is really in that "1%" is the real question. I guess they don't teach system administration ethics until the 4th year for criminology majors.

If there were issues with x or y not paying their bills, certain people would need to know who's service to shut off.

The in-house developers probably just tried to cut corners, and combine two programs and databases into one.

Your schools IT department has full access to your information, the difference is that they are more professional, they won't disclose it, and they are intelligent enough to use their power correctly.
I am my schools IT . Along with a couple of administrators and 1 other student. The thing is that not one person has access to the information. Like if the administrator wanted to know my Social for whatever reason he/she would need the permission of the other two administrators (their passwords as well as his/hers). That's just for real personal information. Things like phone numbers and names are not kept so confidential.
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you really have to be mentally retarded to believe this IMO

there is soo many factors for this to be pure BS

1) what dad would beat a kid for cheating on xbox live?
2) if he did beat the kid, why would he stay on the phone?
3) does the dad carry a hammer in his back pocket?
4) chances are the dad bough the xbox so why would he destroy it?
5) this so called "tech" is FAR more immature then the cheater for that last line alone

this is some 12 year old who got tired of spanking it around his friends and made up a story
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So we all agree it's shens? Close thread?
    
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post #27 of 36
Jesus, he says he has access to all that information, but all he did was give the guys dad a call. He didn't go using his credit card number or anything. Some kid was messing with his experience and he let his guardian know. Nothing i see wrong with that.
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post #28 of 36
Fade2black echoed zactly what I was thinking.

This is complete fantasy. It's possible he got the home phone and actually called, but in my (substantial) experience in these matters, blood is thicker than water and parents will try to justify/play down/minimize/express doubt regarding their child's behavior when a stranger accuses them of some unproven wrongdoing.

This is simple self-aggrandizement. Do not feed the energy creature.
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post #29 of 36
DSL is a funny source.

If ya know what I mean.

And I think...you know what I mean.
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post #30 of 36
I think my dad would do that lol. My bro and him are always at each others throats bc my bro spends all his time on xbox live on halo 3 (he has no life).

We've been ddos'd many times by cheaters, it would be nice if microsoft did something ( if possible ) to stop it.
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