Uber's thing is also a separate application that ran independently of the rest of their stuff, so not something you could just remotely turn on by accident. It's not even bundled with the game client or launcher; if you don't go looking for it, you won't have it.
An anonymous reader writes: Andrew Leonard's reactions to slashdot firehouse marketing email:
"My first impulse is to be charitable: Slashdot's geeks have done some pioneering work enabling user-generated content aggregation, and kudos to them if they keep advancing the state of the art (although one does wonder how much of this is a response to the success of the newer generation of user-driven content services such as digg.) But when I read the following on-message marketing spiel from Executive Editor Jeff "Hemos" Bates, "It represents a next generation approach to content aggregation that allows for increased user participation and feedback," I also had to wince. Are we all doomed to become the very thing we started out mocking?"