Tag Archives: realid

Facebook is at it again

http://www.eweekeurope.co.uk/news/critics-bash-facebook-for-sharing-phone-numbers-18274 The line here is simple, trust Facebook with nothing which you are not entirely happy making public to the entire world.  If you don’t want it shared, remove it from FB asap.     Advertisements

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Real ID, some blue updates

Another day, another update on Real ID (Updated Blue on Real ID), Let’s look at some of the interesting points. Addons A bit of a dodge here by Blizz, apparently as long as you don’t install an addon designed to … Continue reading

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Real ID, the battle is over

For the moment. Things have had a chance to calm down and settle though the rumblings are continuing, rather like the earthquakes we’re getting in the build up to Cataclysm. I’m hoping that it isn’t a portent of what is … Continue reading

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Real ID!!!!

http://forums.worldofwarcraft.com/thread.html?topicId=25968987278&sid=1 I’ll just go and delete the 1000 or so words I had been working on…and I’m bloody glad to be able to do it.

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Real ID & forums, a news site roundup

Firstly an interesting article which might give some insight into one of the drivers for this change http://watchingthewatchers.org/indepth/1365085/korean-law-driving-policy-blizzard Now, here is the news BBC News – World of Warcraft maker to end anonymous forum logins http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/10543100.stm USA Today – ‘WoW’ … Continue reading

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Real ID & forums, a cataclysmic failure

Thanks to Matticus for shoving this on the radar, though given the noise it’s creating (118 pages on EU and 882 on US the last time I checked). So firstly what are they doing and what are they not doing. … Continue reading

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realID, what does it mean to me?

RealID, it’ll be with us in the EU within days, so time to think about whether it’s good, bad or simply “a something”. So, firstly, the low down from Blizzard Everyone read and digested?  Good. I must use it There’s … Continue reading

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