Microsoft gets patent to block swearing in live audio streams

By Patrick Garratt
20 October 2008 19:22 GMT


According to this Arstechnica piece, Microsoft’s been granted a patent to block swearing in real-time audio streams.

This could obviously mean the end of people saying terror words like “fuck” on Xbox Live.

Reports of Microsoft obtaining rights to technology that only allows people with a physical attractiveness rating of seven or over to appear in public are unconfirmed at this time.

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