TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,910 Reviews & Articles | 38,061 News Posts

Microsoft issues apology over employee's disrespectful Twitter rants

Official apology has been issued over Microsoft employee Adam Orth's DRM outburst on Twitter

| Current Affairs News | Posted: Apr 6, 2013 4:59 am

This morning we covered a back and forth between Microsoft's Adam Orth and Xbox fans over Always-on DRM. Orth was quite disrespectful and in my opinion, very unprofessional. This afternoon, Microsoft issued an official apology to Xbox fans over the tirade.

 

TweakTown image news/2/9/29566_1_microsoft_issues_apology_over_employee_s_disrespectful_twitter_rants.jpg

 

The statement from Microsoft reads:

We apologize for the inappropriate comments made by an employee on Twitter yesterday. This person is not a spokesperson for Microsoft, and his personal views do not reflect the customer-centric approach we take to our products or how we would communicate directly with our loyal consumers. We are very sorry if this offended anyone, however we have not made any announcements about our product road map, and have no further comment on this matter.

 

It is worth noting that they did make a point to deny any conformation of any form of DRM on the next generation Xbox. While we still believe that the new Xbox will feature Always-on DRM, we understand why Microsoft is reluctant to release any details at this point.

NEWS SOURCE
Theverge.com

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Current Affairs news at our Current Affairs news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this news

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

TweakTown Web Poll

Question: Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR will...

Improve Oculus Rift Development

Hamper Oculus Rift Development

Completely destroy Oculus Rift Development

Let's wait and see, I'm not sure

or View the Results

View More Polls

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases