Microsoft Aims to Ban ‘offensive language’ in Skype, Office, Xbox and Other Services | The Inquirer

By Roland Moore-Colyer
March 30, 2018

Now, this might seem like a load of bovine excrement ahead of April Fool’s, but Microsoft has made changes to its Services Agreement, which will go into effect 1 May.

Under the Code of Conduct section, Redmond lays down the law which would suggest swearing at irritating colleagues on Skype will pretty soon be a no-no.

“Don’t publicly display or use the Services to share inappropriate content or material (involving, for example, nudity, bestiality, pornography, offensive language, graphic violence, or criminal activity),” Redmond rules.

“If you violate these Terms, we may stop providing Services to you or we may close your Microsoft account. We may also block delivery of a communication (like email, file sharing or instant message) to or from the Services in an effort to enforce these Terms or we may remove or refuse to publish Your Content for any reason.”

Source: Microsoft aims to ban ‘offensive language’ in Skype, Office, Xbox and other services | The Inquirer

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