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    Xbox LIVE giving out too much personal info?

    You'd think that Xbox LIVE is there to hook up like-minded gamers, yeah?

    But Microsoft and Xbox LIVE are supplying just too much of your persoanl info to anyone who comes along.

    Check out this Xbox LIVE Privacy Feature for more info.
    Quote Originally Posted by Dareos View Post
    "OH OOOOHH oOOHHHHHHHOOHHHHHHH FILL ME WITH YOUR.... eeww not the stuff from the lab"

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    I hope you are ready to get /. for that as OMG that is bad!.

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    My only question is why do you care if people know you are watching a movie? Its not like it tells people you when are watching your midget porn DVD or browsing your collection of photos of sailors.

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    How much more information is being transfered that isn't so easily visible?

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    Its an MS product, as far as there concerned if ur not doing anything wrong why hide it? lol..
    Even MSN does it altho u can turn it off...

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    Is it me, or is there really no issue here? (except for writers that might want to hide what they're doing from their boss - *cough*) So I'm viewing picures, or browsing the XBL marketplace? So what? What're people going to do with that information?
    This hot girl came over to myspace last night, she twittered my yahoo till I
    googled all over her facebook. Ask Jeeves...

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    It's when it starts naming/showing the photos/dvds through the live interface to your mates!

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    That would be different Coco, but it doesn't.
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    Of course you can just logout.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheBuZZard
    Of course you can just logout.

    The console logs you in as standard though - you don't want to have to sign out everytime you want to do something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheBuZZard
    Of course you can just logout.

    Defeats the point of the whole online stuff tho.

    If it was just your mates who could see what you where doing then thats fine..

    How much do you pay pm for this X-Box live lark any way??

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    Yep, has long as its just your mates who can optain info on you, thats acceptable..

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    Well since you have to confirm someone adding you to their friends list and only friends would have access to this info I couldnt care less...

    Its just like MSN Messenger telling people what you are listening to / watching from WMP10

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    But it isn't just your friends, Dooms, anyone who has been in a game with you recently can see it too...
    Quote Originally Posted by Dareos View Post
    "OH OOOOHH oOOHHHHHHHOOHHHHHHH FILL ME WITH YOUR.... eeww not the stuff from the lab"

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    Ah ok... i can see how that would annoy some people. Doesnt bother me tho.

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    Doesnt particularly bother me. As said, if it said 'Online, Watching XXX Horse Pron 14', then i'd be annoyed.

    And it gave me a smile when i saw my Gamertag on one of the screenshots
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