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7-06-2010 @ 8:10PM
The fact that wow.com is refusing to cover the privacy risks inherent in sharing real names via an anonymous game space or on public forums is incredibly disappointing to me. Honestly your lack of involvement (is that journalistic distance?) with this issue is beginning to make me feel more like you're just shilling for Blizzard.
7-06-2010 @ 8:14PM
Get out your tinfoil hats ladies and gentlemen!
7-06-2010 @ 8:32PM
My guess is that the wow.com writers are probably taking a "wait and see" approach. I'm sure they've been in communication with each other about this. I doubt we'll see a "wow, this is a bad idea" post, but I'm hoping (like you) that we'll see something discussing it, at least.
7-06-2010 @ 8:52PM
Bet they're compiling opinions on this or discussing what stance they'll take, before they post an article. They could be waiting to see how things go, but I think they normally like jumping on each new tidbit. This one is a bit more complicated...
7-06-2010 @ 8:54PM
why are you coming to wow.com for journalistic writing?here is how i think their template goes."TITLE" - New thing for (insert class name here)"INTRO" - look at all these new things for (insert class name here), more after the break!"The rest" - this looks like a cool idea."closing" - what do you guys think?....readers post comments.
7-06-2010 @ 8:55PM
sorry, also meant to say. im not trying to bash these guys. i come to this site all the time, its a great place to find all new wow news in one easy place, but i wouldnt say they offer ground breaking journalism.
7-06-2010 @ 10:04PM
They're probably researching it at the moment. There's 10k+ replies to the original thread and, when I was reading it, I was losing ground. I'd read one page, two more get posted.They also have to consider how to address it without (a) pissing off Blizzard or (b) mis-informing the player base.
7-06-2010 @ 10:19PM
Thank you! I sent in a suggestion that they should do an article on it but got no reply :/ 12,000 posts and official complaints to the ESRB! Definitely newsworthy in my book.
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