"Leaked Nintendo documents have revealed a frightening surveillance operation carried out against a hacker who was researching exploits for the 3DS handheld. In addition to monitoring his private life, including aspects of his education, when he left the house and where he went, the company followed its target from his place of work..."
The idea of some hacking a hacker is kind of funny, though. Only if they exploited a bug that the hacker introduced themself while hacking.
When things leak out in the videogames industry its normally deliberate also. They may want him to patch it?
@MatejLach I can't tell if this is legit or not... I'll look into it later. Boosted for visibility anyways.
Capitalism; nintendo being supreme bastards
@MatejLach wow this makes me feel so unsafe even with the xbox always listening shit i wasnt that bothered but this is actually paying humans to stalk a mans entire life? I do not want to give nintendo another cent lmao and i think im actually gonna stick to that.
entirely authentic or not, I do like how this story has layers.
1. hardware documentation / dev tools leak out so people don't have to beg nintendo to let them be developers
2. nintendo gets upset and spies on leakers
3. somebody then does that thing nintendo never ever expected leakers to do, and /leaks/ the plan to spy on people. shocked pikachu face
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