Mojang, Microsoft, and Minecraft have announced that their out to make more safe than it already is. How? By vesting Minecraft moderators with near total authority to permanently ban online Minecraft players for what is determined to be a "severe offense".
What does all that mean (and just how many separate documents does the term relate to when all is said and done)?
Let's dive in.
We're pretty much always against any one individual having total, non-appealable power...in Virtual Legality.
#Minecraft #Mods #Bans
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Discussed in this episode:
"Hey [Hoeg Law]! There's a new article on the official Minecraft website..."
Tweet - November 25, 2020 - TEXT (@Emeraled3452)
Minecraft Blog Post - November 20, 2020
"Why have I been banned from Minecraft?"
Minecraft Blog Post - November 25, 2020
Minecraft Community Standards
"MINECRAFT END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT"
Updated September 20, 2017
"Microsoft Services Agreement"
Effective October 1, 2020
"The Worst Terms in Gaming? The Unhappy Marriage of Facebook and Oculus (VL346)"
YouTube Video - October 26, 2020 - Hoeg Law
"JAVA EDITION IS MOVING HOUSE"
Minecraft Blog - October 21, 2020
"Community Standards for Xbox"
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