the world of online video games can sometimes take of the Wild West is a dump. Like all clichés, it contains a part of reality. For the past ten years, the rise of the streamers, these players are filming, playing and streaming their games live on the Internet, is accompanied by the phenomenon of swatting. A nasty hoax the purpose of which is to land the forces of order (the anglicism comes from the SWAT, the american equivalent of the GIGN) for the player to attend to his arrest. In 2017, this kind of "joke" had been a death in Kansas, and the... Article reserved to subscribers
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video Games : when the party never stops How English has trollé the media around the world
Updated Date: 06 July 2020, 03:33