Twitch Streamer Banned After He Fake SWAT's Himself

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  1. chavosaur
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    chavosaur Austin Trujillo

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    Streaming is a titan in gaming entertainment nowadays. And with entertainment, comes controversy. Sometimes it's brought on by hateful internet trolls and in rare cases... it's self-inflicted.


    Swatting is no laughing matter, and it only continues to happen day by day. Quite frankly, it's amazing what kind of issues we have to deal with in the gaming medium now, between this, DDOS attacks, and other forms of malicious attack all for the sake of entertainment.

    UPDATE: Unfortunately, his ban was lifted early.

    :arrow: VIDEO OF FAKE SWATTING
     
  2. Arras

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    I assume that's the wrong link? It's certainly not a Twitch statement, at least.
     
  3. chavosaur
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    chavosaur Austin Trujillo

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    Statement was redacted, Link was replaced with statement from TRICK2G about his actions. I just removed it from the OP for clarity purposes
     
  4. Mthodmn101

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    is the ban not in effect yet? he is streaming right now...
     
  5. Xenon Hacks

    Xenon Hacks GBAtemp Guru

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    Your super late with this news hes been un banned for a good week now.
     
  6. chavosaur
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    chavosaur Austin Trujillo

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    His channel is hosting someone at the moment, he's not actually streaming. However it would appear his ban was lifted early.

    — Posts automatically merged - Please don't double post! —

    Ban took place August 3rd. Doing some digging, the ban was lifted 3 days ago.

    That being said, the point of the article is to bring some awareness to Swatting, and the effect it has on people. The fact that he WASN'T banned for his full time, is absolute BS, and he should still be banned for the stupid joke.

    Swatting is no laughing matter.

    Either way, OP updated for clarity's sake.
     
  7. XrosBlader821

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    I don't get whats so funny about swatting. Especially yourself.
     
  8. migles

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    isn't people charged or even go to prison? for this?

    and wtf, why he was unbanned?

    ho wait, i saw the video, swat police is fake right?, i thought the swat were real...
    but he should be banned more time, thats bullshit, he is just encouraging people for really do it...
     
  9. Xenon Hacks

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    Don't get why people are so salty over this he's an entertainer some people found it funny others didn't. As soon as it happened you could tell how fake and planned it all was, he was even laughing and slapped one of the "officers".
     
  10. dimmidice

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    he didn't swat himself. he had a friend pretend to swat him. no actual police agents were involved. no problem IMO.
     
  11. purupuru

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    So it's not okay to have your buddies dress up in costumes and fool around on camera? Why don't you try a little harder to find something worth while to write about
     
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  12. Lilith Valentine

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    You see, I think the issue wasn't the joke itself, it's the timing of the joke. People are more than likely getting upset over how soon he started making jokes about the situation verses say waiting a bit longer. That's actually a real issue when being an entertainer, how soon is too soon?
     
  13. Xenon Hacks

    Xenon Hacks GBAtemp Guru

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    Its never too soon.
     
  14. Black-Ice

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    It was a one day ban Chavo


    The 4 months thing was blown out of proportion and non beneficial for both him and twitch
     
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  15. Vipera

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    Away from this shithole
    "it's just harmless entertainment hurrdurr"

    I can't believe how stupid some people here turned out to be. Not that I'm surprised, we are talking about some kid being an ass while playing games as "entertainment" nowadays.
     
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    You see, humor is subjective and it still boils down to timing, just ask Gilbert Gottfried.
     
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  17. Xenon Hacks

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    Pretty much, some people laugh about kittens getting kicked some people find it repulsing.
     
  18. WiiCube_2013

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    What exactly's so funny about a kitten being kicked?
     
  19. Xenon Hacks

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    Nothing but someone somewhere might find it absolutely hilarious.
     
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  20. obs123194

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    What twitch needs to do is perma ban those cam whores on twitch. They're giving a real bad name to real girl streamers that are trying to represent themselves
     
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