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    Quote Originally Posted by Keckers View Post
    It was fairly impressive how quickly overwatch fizzled out from having a lot of buzz around the esports aspect, lots of streamer on board lots of hyped updates and then everyone seemed to get bored of it.
    It was only ever people who were payed

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    Ah, that would explain it
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    https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2021/...arly-earnings/

    Less than a day after a lawsuit alleging discrimination and sexual harassment was brought against it by a federal agency, Activision Blizzard has agreed to settle the case for $18 million. That's less than a half-percent of Activision Blizzard's total 2020 revenue.

    While the filing confirms that Activision Blizzard was cooperative with its nearly three-year investigation, no adequate agreement to eliminate workplace harassment and offer appropriate relief to affected employees could be reached after "extensive conciliation discussions."

    In addition to creating the $18 million fund, terms of the settlement also require Activision Blizzard to overhaul its company practices, policies, and training procedures on discrimination, harassment, and retaliation and maintain compliance with the agreement, and will be subject to future audits from the EEOC.
    That showed them!
    Hopefully the SEC burns them to the ground.
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    I doubt it, you can't bully the poor job creators. We'd all be communists if it wasn't for their sacrifice!
    Look, the wages you withheld from the workmen who mowed your fields are crying out against you. The cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of Hosts. You have lived on earth in luxury and self-indulgence. You have fattened yourselves for slaughter.

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    Twitch was hacked and a massive dump on information was released.

    Payouts to top streamers, Amazon's Steam competitor shop "Vapor" and much more.


    https://www.videogameschronicle.com/...y-been-leaked/
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    Quote Originally Posted by VARRAKK View Post
    Twitch was hacked and a massive dump on information was released.

    Payouts to top streamers, Amazon's Steam competitor shop "Vapor" and much more.


    https://www.videogameschronicle.com/...y-been-leaked/
    Not sure if I go with the "hacked" theory, given the statement made by the leaker and the fact what was leaked in this first dump (which implies a follow-up), e.g. the complete Twitch source code back to its beginnings, proprietary SDKs and internal AWS services used by Twitch etc.

    This sounds more like some (former?) disgruntled employee leaking stuff.

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    Looks like it.

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    None of the above, it seems, just another typical misconfiguration that exposed the data/access to the public and someone stumbling over it.

    In an advisory posted yesterday at 10:30 pm PT, Twitch has blamed the data exposure on a "server configuration change that was subsequently accessed by a malicious third party."

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    I don't buy that for a second. One doesn't "accidentally expose the entire organisation source/data/financials to the internet" with a single configuraiton cahnge, all that data wouldn't be in one palce for starters.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Itiken View Post
    I don't buy that for a second. One doesn't "accidentally expose the entire organisation source/data/financials to the internet" with a single configuraiton cahnge, all that data wouldn't be in one palce for starters.
    quote plausible given the poor infrastructure decisions made leading to similar leaks over the last couple of decades.

    Now, if we want to go down the "inside job" lane, then that "single" config change may have been extremely hard to make, but single nonetheless.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Itiken View Post
    all that data wouldn't be in one palce for starters.
    Most companies with on-prem stuff have all their data in a single back-up repository.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Overspark View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Itiken View Post
    all that data wouldn't be in one palce for starters.
    Most companies with on-prem stuff have all their data in a single back-up repository.
    If only Amazon, Twitch owners, had some kind of a service that renders on-prem stuff obsolete...

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    Quote Originally Posted by rufuske View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Overspark View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Itiken View Post
    all that data wouldn't be in one palce for starters.
    Most companies with on-prem stuff have all their data in a single back-up repository.
    If only Amazon, Twitch owners, had some kind of a service that renders on-prem stuff obsolete...
    Most companies with their stuff in the cloud have all their data in a single back-up repository.

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