Wii firmware policy updated! Autoupdates without notice

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  1. ridgecity
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    Member ridgecity GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Here, it explains that new updates will be forced without user notice. It clears every hack installed.

    http://www.cubed3.com/news/11123

    Old Policy

    "To ensure that your Wii Console is operating properly and efficiently, we may download updates, patches, upgrades and similar software to your Wii Console. In addition, we may disable unauthorized or illegal software that has been placed on your Wii Console without notifying you where necessary, in order to comply with applicable laws, assist law enforcement, protect us and our customers, and prevent the use and distribution of software obtained through improper channels."

    New Policy

    "We may without notifying you, download updates, patches, upgrades and similar software to your Wii Console and may disable unauthorized or illegal software placed on your Wii Console to ensure that your Wii Console is operating properly and efficiently, comply with applicable laws, assist law enforcement, protect us and our customers, or prevent the use and distribution of software obtained through improper channels."
     
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    Member agentgamma I dont know what to put here

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    Isn't that illegal [​IMG]
     
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    is it only if you have wiiconect24 on [​IMG] fuck i hope so i dont got the message and i thought it was illegal and there isnt illegal software for the wii (backuploader is only for backup from you own game so if im right it isnt illegal
     
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    Excellent summary in one word. =P

    This is pretty bad news though. [​IMG]
     
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    **TURN WIFI OFF* [​IMG]
     
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    Already posted elsewhere.
     
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