May 202011
 
 May 20, 2011  Misc

A campaign by gamers unhappy at the latest ‘draconian’ personal data storage measures has been launched.

According to its terms and conditions, Nintendo legally owns all its users content – including messages, information and images. It also logs personal data such as names, ages and addresses that are valuable for marketing.

Angry 3DS owners said on Thursday that they were sending cardboard bricks to Nintendo in protest at the policy.

More than 150 of the props have been ordered by campaigners in response to the handheld console-maker’s claim that it has the right to ‘brick’ the gadgets remotely, so they cannot function.

Read more on Metro.

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