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Microsoft Suspends Xbox Gamer from Fort Gay, West Virginia

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A Microsoft Xbox gamer from Fort Gay, WV had his gaming privileges suspended after the name of his town got tangled in the corporation's slang engines, the AP reports:

"Microsoft Corp. and Xbox Live are apologizing to a small West Virginia town and a 26-year-old gamer accused of violating the Xbox code of conduct by declaring he's from Fort Gay...Xbox chief enforcement officer Stephen Toulouse acknowledges the agent reviewing a fellow gamer's complaint against Moore made a mistake. He says keeping up with slang and policing Xbox for offensive language is challenging, but mistakes in judgment are rare. Toulouse says training has since been updated."

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  1. From the details in the summary, it sounds like this was handled well by all parties.

    Posted by: DN | Sep 8, 2010 9:55:33 AM


  2. Does anyone else find it funny that the Chief Enforcement Officer's name is Toulouse?

    Posted by: Aggie93 | Sep 8, 2010 11:57:32 AM


  3. It appears that Toulouse is unfamiliar w/these new things: MAPS

    Posted by: CRG | Sep 8, 2010 2:24:50 PM


  4. '...training has since been updated'

    ..........I loath bureaucracies. All it takes is for some pissant to bitch and a guy is black-listed. And Typical corporate BS-speak, 'training has been updated' and better still fire someone.

    Posted by: ratbastard | Sep 9, 2010 5:54:15 AM


  5. Let's visit our automotive tools online store.

    Posted by: automotive tools | Sep 9, 2010 10:45:22 AM


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