Microsoft has commented that it is unapologetic about banning modified consoles from Xbox LIVE. Prior to that, MS noted that stamping out piracy on their system is a key issue not just for the Xbox but the industry as a whole.
"If it's clear someone is downloading pirated copies or have modified their Xbox in some way that will allow them to download games that they haven't purchased legitimately and yes we lock that account down and we're unapologetic about that," he said.
His comments came after parent company Microsoft blocked the consoles because their owners had modified the equipment to play games they had not paid for.</blockquote>
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