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1-08-2010 @ 2:59PM
A whole lot of people going crazy over a whole lot of nothing as usual. I think WoW players just like to argue.Obviously reducing phishing and hacking is in both players and Blizzard's interests. The traditional ways to do this are:1) Educate the players about how to avoid being compromised. 2) Encourage players to use more secure methods (like the authenticator).If they still have trouble, then Blizzard can eventually mandate use of the authenticator and as others have already said, hopefully they'll be one in certain Cata boxes when it is released. Finally, to redirect the attention of Blizzards account teams to where they are most needed, they can offer a quick solution of a care package instead of a restoration to players AS AN OPTION.Yay! That means in some cases players get playing again sooner and they also allow the account restoration team to focus their energy on players who need a full restoration. Everybody wins! The key point - is that it is optional - you don't have to accept it.Noting that I haven't said anything controversial yet, let me wade in on an separate ethics issue.*Victim's of crime are never to blame.*Read this before joining sides on that debate - http://www.scu.edu/ethics/publications/iie/v3n2/justworld.html.
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