Sega Customer Support Has A Bizarre Take On SOPA

Sega Customer Support Has A Bizarre Take On SOPA

Stop Online Piracy Act, or SOPA, has gamers upset. DanGlozier66 over at HotBloodedGaming sent out a mass of emails to a whole host of companies.

One of them, Sega, apparently replied. Read the email exchange between Dan and Sega Customer Support.

If true, Sega’s stance on SOPA and reading customer correspondence might surprise you. Then again, maybe not. Sega hasn’t been listening to fans for years.

So I’ve Just Had a Reply from Sega [HotBloodedGaming — Thanks Alexandre!]


  • Perhaps the troll in me is just looking at little to hard. BUT. What if you applied the steps above to Congress? Or your representative? Would seem like this particular Sega support member is saying that American Congress is full of “Junk data” and “Bad Installations” and needs to be “uninstalled” then “reinstalled” with some good old fashion “hard resets” between each?

    Afterall, which kind of software support says to do a hard reset (pull the power cable) on a windows box?

  • Two frightening pieces of controversial legislation, SOPA and The NDAA only go to further stifle our Constitutional Rights without the approval of the Americans, just as the Patriot Act was adopted WITHOUT public approval or vote just weeks after the events of 9/11. A mere 3 criminal charges of terrorism a year are attributed to this act, which is mainly used for no-knock raids leading to drug-related arrests without proper cause for search and seizure. The laws are simply a means to spy on our own citizens and to detain and censor public opinion without trial or a right to council. You can read much more about living in this Orwellian society of fear and see my visual response to these measures on my artist’s blog at

  • I hate these automated responses, scan your email looking for key words the replying with what it determines is the best response.

  • I don’t know, either it’s an automated response or SEGA has a sense of humour.

    After-all there’s bad installs and junk data in Congress, am I right?

  • People on that forum are completely blowing this out of proportion.

    It’s obviously an automated response, and someone who probably doesn’t have a good handle of English accidently sent that email.

    It’s not like all of SEGA is maliciously attacking his stance or something.

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