Microsoft Banning Swastika COD Users

While Microsoft giving players the ability to create user-symbols[the usual “no profane/inappropriate” rules obviously in effect] seems to be a great way to help allow individualism, they’re banning any and all uses of Swastika as a user tag. Some banned users made a fuss, stating that their goal was to help bring a new meaning to the symbol, and that C.O.D had been using the Swastika symbol for far longer in their WWII games.

Microsoft stated:

“If you think the swastika symbol should be re-evaluated by societies all over the Earth, I think that’s great…  Your Xbox Liveprofile or in-game logo, which doesn’t have the context to explain your goal, is not the right place to do that. It’s not political correctness, it’s fundamental respect.”

Source:  Ripten

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