Another day, another update on Real ID (Updated Blue on Real ID), Let’s look at some of the interesting points.
A bit of a dodge here by Blizz, apparently as long as you don’t install an addon designed to collect the data there’s no risk. However how many of us spend the time to download addons and check them line by line looking for attempts to access Real ID information. Sloppy implementation by Blizzard, I’m surprised that they’re still dodging this, though it is stated that there are attempts ongoing to change the behaviour.
The end-game is announced, they want to be a social networking / gaming company.
There is another blue floating around where Blizz have stated that they are working on changes to make the friend of a friend sharing optional / configurable. Once that is in I might be more interested in it as a feature, though I still personally want the ability to have “stealth” alts / games, there are times when I what I want to do is slack on another alt and just kill things.