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Major police operation at Ubisoft Montreal in response to a hoax, originally believed to be a hostage situation

Live feed in French - in the last 10 minutes nobody really knew what was happening according to my relatively bad french.

Montreal Gazette - will be updated

The trend on twitter - for some up-to-the-minute information and slight hysteria

An article via Gamasutra - this just happened to be the first one I read, will also likely get updated.

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    JackA
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    So far it seems like this was just a swatting of some sort? If so thank goodness.

    So far it seems like this was just a swatting of some sort? If so thank goodness.

    13 votes
    1. ruspaceni
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      https://www.tvanouvelles.ca/2020/11/13/possible-prise-dotage-chez-ubisoft-la-these-du-canular-se-confirme Looks like it yeah... Someone is getting fired at the very least, if not arrested. Anyone...

      https://www.tvanouvelles.ca/2020/11/13/possible-prise-dotage-chez-ubisoft-la-these-du-canular-se-confirme

      Looks like it yeah... Someone is getting fired at the very least, if not arrested. Anyone caught swatting really should have the book thrown at them for both inciting panic and wasting emergency resources.

      8 votes