Game maker Valve has sought to defuse a row over data it gathers about people who play its games.
The row started on social news site Reddit after someone reverse-engineered the software Valve uses to spot cheats.
Screenshots of data logged by the software suggested Valve was building a list of every website players visited.
Valve boss Gabe Newell said it did grab data but only in a very small number of cases to help ban those people who used specially-written cheat software.
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