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Announcement Important/Subtle Changes to Steam Guard

Discussion in 'SteamRep General Discussion' started by Mattie!, Aug 28, 2013.

  1. Mattie!

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  2. SilentReaper(SR)

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    hmm, not very clear if such is then account wide or only for the newly logged in device.

    Also, I have the habit to always log out of steam in my FF browser, I do not like it to be kept logged on, in case some XSS vulnerability could be abused by some site to auto-trade.

    Long ago when steam guard got introduced I already proposed it to be 15 days waiting time for any new device/computer. In combination with ppl knowing what devices/computers where logged on, they could decide and be in control of their account better.

    This reads more like: if you log into any extra device, you get trade restricted for 15 days....

    that includes logging into a browser to authenticate to a site like TF2OP, TP, D2Tmarket, tf2wh, etc.

    This is not going to work for ppl. It should restrict THAT device, not other locations / the entire account.
  3. SilentReaper(SR)

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    also auth for SR forums ofc

    Also, I think its a bad move to require ppl to keep their browser logged in on steam, so they can keep out of their trade ban.
  4. SilentReaper(SR)

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    sigh, well, think the bandwagon already started, for ppl login to steam all the time for various reasons.

    Basically a ban-fest, and trading will prolly halt in weeks to come or unless Valve caves in.
  5. Mattie!

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    In theory it is intended to only block that device-- not all devices. I have been seeing some mixed reactions in the comment threads about this about how it behaves. Hopefully we can get a clarification.
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    If it is, I want my fee, for I proposed it like the day steam guard came out to be required for trading to let it work that way.
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    Thomas Matthias Retired Staff

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    I hid all posts that were rude and those which included quotation of them. Express your views in a proper way or do not post at all.
  9. You Are The One

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    Reference for those too lazy to read and like to jump the gun:
    Source: http://steamcommunity.com/discussions/forum/1/864977563920604588/#c864977563946702788
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  10. You Are The One

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    And;
    Ref http://steamcommunity.com/discussions/forum/1/864977563920604588/