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Terms of Service Violations in Antorus

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A reminder for those who plan to sell raid clears for real money or share their accounts between members of the same raid team.

Antorus Mythic race starts today and Blizzard will be closely monitoring and taking actions against accounts involved in selling clears for real money and other disrupting behavior.

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As you’ve seen over the course of Legion, we’ve been consistently increasing our actions taken against Terms of Service violations used to give an unfair advantage in raid and dungeon content. These violations include selling raid clears for real money, sharing accounts between members of the same raid team, and similar behaviors prohibited under the ToS. 

With Mythic Antorus about to open and the world first race ready to begin, we felt it was important to give a reminder of our stance on these issues, as well as a warning that we will be actively monitoring and taking action against those who participate in such behavior to gain an early progression advantage in Mythic Antorus.

We’re excited to see how our top players progress through Mythic Antorus in the weeks to come, and want to ensure that the experience is as fair as possible for everyone participating. Please keep this in mind as you begin to work your way through the Burning Throne, and best of luck!
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You know one of the 'elite' teams is going to eat a ban at some point.  Who will it be?

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Reminds players about how blizzard doesn't tolerate boosting for real money... scrolls up to the top of the page and their is an ad for heroic Antorus runs for real money. Seems legit 

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Because account sharing is not allowed, that is true for all blizzard games and your battle net account itself too.

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Ban them for a week and let them back in because they're essentially WoW celebrities... I'm sure that they all receive equal treatment as everyone else...

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23 minutes ago, Kaitaphix said:

Why aren't players of the same raid team allowed to login on their buddies account?

Same reason you aren't allowed to log into anyone else's. 

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52 minutes ago, Kaitaphix said:

Why aren't players of the same raid team allowed to login on their buddies account?

Sharing accounts us against the tos of almost every online game.  You can get banned for letting your friend try the game in your account.  In general it is to give games a way to violate people who pay people to log onto other peoples accounts and run content for them.  Remember, your account isn't yours, it is blizzards, they are just letting you rent it.

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5 hours ago, VaraTreledees said:

Sharing accounts us against the tos of almost every online game.  You can get banned for letting your friend try the game in your account.

This is one of the worst rules in gaming(I was going to say BS but lets say it politely). I mean why can't you let people try a geared character or a diffrent faction one on somebody else account ? The good part is that they can't verify those actions. And yes there is this rule in most online games.

5 hours ago, VaraTreledees said:

Remember, your account isn't yours, it is blizzards, they are just letting you rent it.

I am curious . Where did you read this ?

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11 minutes ago, XeaKon said:

I am curious . Where did you read this ?

With how limiting the ToS really are they may as well say it

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''We’re excited to see how our top players progress through Mythic Antorus in the weeks to come''

 

You mean like 1 day lol

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17 hours ago, XeaKon said:

This is one of the worst rules in gaming(I was going to say BS but lets say it politely). I mean why can't you let people try a geared character or a diffrent faction one on somebody else account ? The good part is that they can't verify those actions. And yes there is this rule in most online games.

I am curious . Where did you read this ?

Nobody will ban you for that... in this case they arent "trying a new class" they ar expliting the game services in order to adquire some advantage, and that SOULD be punished. And, in any case, you alway can do the news "try runs" before start a new class, so you dont need violate any ToS.

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On 12/5/2017 at 1:44 PM, XeaKon said:

This is one of the worst rules in gaming(I was going to say BS but lets say it politely). I mean why can't you let people try a geared character or a diffrent faction one on somebody else account ? The good part is that they can't verify those actions. And yes there is this rule in most online games.

No its not imo - I shared my account info in Everquest and again in Dark Ages of Camelot and in both cases had the account stolen. In Everquest I had a top geared Wizard from the guild Malus Imperium aka Kupo Flux my nephew needed a ride from 850 miles away on a raid night so I let one of my friends use my account so we had our Manaburning power house and a few weeks later wasn't able to log in and found the account had been hacked and then sold. Took about a week to get it back from SoE - in Dark Ages my son-in-law played one of the "family" accounts and had a r10 heretic when my daughter broke up with him he changed the password and Mythics "most secure way of securing your account" secret word (nothing else would allow account retrieval not even being the person on the credit card) he still has the account to this day even though I went to Mythics Round Table and met with the execs of that bs company bringing to them the fact I indeed was the owner, still had my name on the account, my mailing address but "the secret word" is the only way to prove owner ship. Even a bank is that way" was the answer they gave me. 

So no its not a stupid rule. Hell maybe they should just do the PTW model like all the other games then right?

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