- Jan 22, 2004
Sanya Thomas said:Normally, we don't make a fuss when we ban people. It happens every week, and our process is so careful that we've rarely had to reverse a decision. It's hardly newsworthy when we permanently ban a hacker's account.
This week was unusual, and so we're making this unusual announcement. A new program (that allowed hackers an unprecedented ease of movement) made an appearance - and we caught a nice clump of people using it.