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Microsoft offers to replace 14 million ‘smoking’ Xbox leads

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Hold up! Before you read on, please read this...

This post was published more than 13 years ago

I keep old posts on the site because I often enjoy reading old content on other people's sites. Not everything that is old is bad. It can be interesting to see how views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured.

But given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views might very well have changed in the 13 years since I wrote this post. I have written some very silly things over the years, many of which I find pretty embarrassing today.
  • This post might use language in ways which I would now consider highly inappropriate or offensive.
  • Factual information might be outdated.
  • Links might be broken; embedded material might not appear properly.

Okay. Consider yourself duly warned. Read on...

Not the best publicity for Microsoft, but at least they’re doing something to tackle the problem. But then, I suppose it’s all coming a bit late if you’re one of the 53 people who have been injured or got a burned carpet.

This 357th post was filed under: Technology.

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