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Valve’s New Content Policy for Steam Is a Triumph of Cowardice Over Curation

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Valve has never been particularly interested in customer service or in providing a clear, concise set of rules for what kind of content is or ...

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Google quietly changed its privacy policy, no longer promises to anonymize your personal information when selling ads

For years, researchers have discussed how the “anonymizing” various companies claim to perform on the data they gather is poor and can be easily reversed. Over the last few years, we’ve seen multiple companies respond to these problems by refusing ...

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New Oculus update adds Facebook integration, real-names policy

Ever since Facebook bought Oculus several years ago, there’s been fears that the social media company would begin requiring mandatory Facebook integration or would otherwise hijack the VR headset in some way. Oculus’ new 1.8 software update doesn’t make that ...

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Microsoft will adjust malware-like upgrade policy for Windows 10 following outcry

For most of the past year, Microsoft has largely refused to change controversial Windows 10 policies, no matter how unhappy a vocal minority of users were over the company’s new strategy. Telemetry tracking, mandatory updates that combine security and non-security ...

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Steam users flood to take advantage of new refund policy, leave game developers in the lurch

Share This article A few days ago, Steam announced that it would begin offering refunds to anyone who wanted them, provided they fulfilled a few minimal requirements. Specifically, if you spend no more than two hours with a title and ...

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