Xbox Live bans up to 1 million players

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Microsoft has banned as many as 1 million users with modded Xbox 360s from Xbox Live, the online gaming service, in a bid to counter piracy. The ban from the Xbox Live service is reported to have affected anywhere from 600,000 to 1 million Xbox 360 users.