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20,000 Users Banned From Steam [17404]

 
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ggrobot
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 23, 2004 8:31 pm    Post subject: 20,000 Users Banned From Steam [17404] Reply with quote

Yesterday,

Valve disabled approximately 20,000 Steam accounts which had been used to try to access Half-Life 2 without purchasing it. The method used was extremely easy for Valve to trace and confirm, and so there is no question that the accounts disabled were used to try and illegally obtain Half-Life 2. Acco

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PostPosted: Tue Nov 23, 2004 9:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The best news I have read in a very long time, pity they only got 20,000 of the thieves.
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PostPosted: Tue Nov 23, 2004 10:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I thought it was pretty cool too .. except when I went to the Steamed website to read more about it, I could not login with the username and password I know are correct, then they didn't recognize my Email address .. just perhaps thier software is working correctly is why they dissed so many people yesterday.
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