Microsoft making enemies again or just protecting their online network from hackers and pirates? you decide. Microsoft has confirmed that it had banned a “small percentage” of the 20 million Xbox Live users worldwide. They claim that by Modifying your xbox console it violates the terms of service and would result in players being disconnected or banned from the XBOX network.
“The health of the video game business depends on customers paying for the genuine products and services they receive from manufacturers, retailers, and the third parties that support them.”
Online sources say that as many as 600,000 users where affected by the bann (3% of all users), not a huge hit to the network, but im sure just enough to anger a lot of fan boys.
Article from Gamersyndrome.com