<blockquote>Microsoft has not said how it was able to determine which gamers to disconnect.
Reports suggest that the ban does not stop the console from working and only affects a gamer's Xbox Live account.
Industry figures suggest that piracy may cost the video game industry as much as Â£750m a year. </blockquote>
News Source: <a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8354166.stm" target="_blank">BBC</a>