This is the first step in internet censorship, a complete breach of privacy that blindsided the WoW gaming community. Blizzard is requiring World of Warcraft and Starcraft II users to disclose their first and last name is they use the forum system: their full name will be displayed whenever they create a post.
In the announcement there has been a 1,167 page, 21,511 reply outcry from gamers, screaming "NO!" Blizzard has already announced that they are going
through with this, despite a good 85-95% of the gaming community fighting against it. Their response? "It's optional". They argue that you do not have
to post on the forums at all, which are regularly used for beta testing feedback, technical support, and game dynamic discussion.
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