Treyarch has revealed their security and enforcement policy for multiplayer gaming on Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and it's really rather strict!
Temporary bans can range from 48 hours to 2 weeks, depending on the severity of the infraction. Permanent bans are lasting and final.
Treyarch state that "All infractions undergo a thorough review process by the Treyarch security team before enforcement, and penalty is not subject to further review."
"A minor offense is one in which no quantifiable damage has been done to another user or the game community at large. An extreme offense is one in which a player has caused detriment to other users or has organized large groups of users to commit additional offenses."
Here's the full list of what will get you banned from Black Ops II's multiplayer:
Modding / Hacking: Any user who runs a modified version of game code or uses a modified game profile is subject to penalty.
Pirated Content: Any user who illegally acquires Call of Duty: Black Ops II content is subject to penalty.
Unsupported Peripheral Devices and Applications: Any user who utilizes an unsupported external hardware device or application to interact with the game is subject to penalty.?Unsupported peripheral devices and applications include but are not limited to modded controllers, IP flooders and lag switches.
Boosting: Any user who colludes with another user to exploit the game for the purpose of gaining XP, prestige, game score, weapon level, or in-game unlock is subject to penalty.
Glitching: Any user who abuses an exploit in game code or other established rule of play is subject to penalty. An example includes but is not limited to using a hole in the map geo to intentionally go outside of the map boundary.
Offensive Behavior: Any user who is found to use aggressive, offensive, derogatory or racially charged language is subject to penalty.
Offensive Emblems: Any user who creates an emblem with sexually gratuitous images, racially offensive material or foul language is subject to penalty.
Offensive Live Streams or Unauthorized Live Stream Content: Any user who is found to have offensive or unauthorized content in their live stream is subject to penalty. Offensive content includes but is not limited to foul language, racially charged language, and nudity. Unauthorized content includes but is not limited to unlicensed music, TV shows, movies and brand logos.
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