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Canadian Man Accused Of Mass Twitch Spamming Faces Criminal Charges

Canadian Man Accused Of Mass Twitch Spamming Faces Criminal Charges

A Canadian man is facing federal charges after allegedly flooding over 1000 Twitch channels with 150,000 spam messages early last year. The messages, which included racial and antisemitic slurs, spurred the British Columbian supreme court to issue a criminal charge for “mischief in relation to computer data” in early December,…

Final Fantasy XXIV Might Finally Solve Its Spam Bot Problem

Final Fantasy XXIV Might Finally Solve Its Spam Bot Problem

Over the last few years, Final Fantasy XIV has suffered from a public spam problem. In every major zone, bots would flood general chat with “MONEY FOR GIL” ads, prompting players to switch their statuses to “busy.” FFXIV’s Tuesday patch made some necessary changes that allows players to more easily…