Feb 182014
 
 February 18, 2014  Posted by  Business

BBC reports:

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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