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Gallywix Gold Boosting Site Sold, Top Guilds Fraudulently Listed as Partners

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It seems the Gallywix gold boosting community, that saw many of its members recently banned for Real Money Transactions is returning, as the site was sold to a third party, who is now using it to link to actual RMT sites. While this isn't exactly shocking, what is important to note is that they are still using some of the top guilds that were formerly working with the site (before the bans) as "partners", while they actually have nothing more to do with the site, as Pieces, the World 3rd guild, explain:

So definitely avoid the site in a big way, as it went from shady to banned to now outright advertising ToS-illegal actions.

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15 minutes ago, Lithari said:

the players only got banned because Acti-blizzard didn't get a cut of the profits.

Yeah, because the ToS explicitly states such actions are a violation. If you don't like the rules, don't play the game.

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Yeah the "top guilds" now trying to distance themselves from all the scumbaggery the boosting communities got away with.

Who are they trying to kid ? They all knew damn well what they were involved with and what they were doing and are still involved with.

 

Apart from everything else, I'd personally like to thank them all for spamming trade and other chat channels, spamming LFG tool and running thousands and thousands of bots farming gold, really, thanks very much for all the great stuff you did for the wow community, top guys, top guilds, really... thanks...

 

 

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3 hours ago, Madyrn said:

Yeah, because the ToS explicitly states such actions are a violation. If you don't like the rules, don't play the game.

You are missing my point, i personally never bought gold from these people, but blizzard ban these people because it ruins the economy of the realms affected, yet go about releasing their own version of the same thing, except, they get full profit per sale...

 

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1 hour ago, Lithari said:

You are missing my point, i personally never bought gold from these people, but blizzard ban these people because it ruins the economy of the realms affected, yet go about releasing their own version of the same thing, except, they get full profit per sale...

 

Actually the main topic is boostsales for real money, not to buy gold in first place and i dont see a point why Blizzard would offer something like this .... i mean they would need their very own pro team to do something like this and imo we do not need to talk about how mindless that would be.

If i am wrong, you can correct me.

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5 hours ago, Lithari said:

You are missing my point, i personally never bought gold from these people, but blizzard ban these people because it ruins the economy of the realms affected, yet go about releasing their own version of the same thing, except, they get full profit per sale...

 

Blizzard from day one has brought the ban hammer down on anyone directly profiting off of the playerbase in game. Indirect methods, such as ad revenue from streaming sites, website traffic, etc, they rightly have not tried to touch. Conflating that with them offering an exchange system that is controlled from within the company is farcical, it's their company and their game.

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9 hours ago, SidonisAntares said:

Blizzard from day one has brought the ban hammer down on anyone directly profiting off of the playerbase in game. Indirect methods, such as ad revenue from streaming sites, website traffic, etc, they rightly have not tried to touch. Conflating that with them offering an exchange system that is controlled from within the company is farcical, it's their company and their game.

Dead on accurate. 

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