news\ Sep 27, 2011 at 4:19 pm

Microsoft Banning Alleged DLC Thieves


After announcing that they had discovered Xbox Live subscribers who illegitimately accessed DLC on the Xbox Live Marketplace, Microsoft has unleash the *permanent ban hammer: Microsoft stated the following on their forum today:

"During the course of a recent investigation, we have discovered users who illegitimately accessed Xbox LIVE Marketplace downloadable content. Our investigation reveals that this access was intentional and not accidental, constituting a blatant violation of the Terms of Use for the service. We will not divulge additional information regarding individual suspensions for these offenses.

Please know that we are being very careful regarding these suspensions, and have clear evidence regarding each account issued a permanent suspension from the service. We apologize for any frustration or confusion resulting from our inability to share individual details, and thank you all for your cooperation in this matter.


Numerous users are disputing the charges, saying they were hacked or unaware of DLC being stolen on their account. *Whether of not these reports are true, these thieves can actually get unbanned...if they live to 12/31/9999 when the ban hammer lifts.

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