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7-19-2011 @ 7:12PM
Alright, I have no idea who this guy is. I don't know what he did. This article is all I've seen or heard about him.Who: "Swifty livestreams events with his guild on occasion and even hosts parts of the stream himself. Being the WoW gamer celebrity that he is, his stream attracts a good number of viewers."Swifty is a WoW celebrity that livestreams events that attract viewers.What: "Swifty, along with numerous other players, were banned due to server disruption violations""Over the course of the day, Blizzard reviewed the information and decided to unban Swifty."Swifty and a lot of other folks were banned, but the ban decision was later reversed.Why: "Just to clarify, the decision to change some of the bans to suspensions was actually a correction, not an exception. We reviewed the activity and felt that based on the evidence, the original decision to roll out the ban hammer was incorrect, and the appropriate action, for those bans that were undone, would have been to issue a suspension."The ban decision was reversed because the evidence proved it was unwarranted.When: Recently is implied. It ouldn't be news otherwise.How: Magic. Blizzard magic. as to the How of the server crashes: "the emote spamming and influx of players brought down many servers."What exactly are you expecting? When I read an article in the news about a celebrity getting arrested I don't expect to get a full filmography and rap sheet in the article. Just because you do not like the decision that was made does not make the story poorly written. All the information you need to know was presented. Also, it does not mean the story, which is a presentation of facts, is unbalanced because it did not insert any ideological snippets condemning one side or glorifying the other. In fact, the lack of such snippets shows quite the opposite.
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