Goonheim is, of course, the Conan wing of the infamous Something Awful forums. Best known for their exploits in EVE Online as the Goon Squad, the group has a certain reputation. With that in mind, this transcript should be taken with a grain of salt. Still, it raises a few interesting questions about Funcom's attitude towards PvP play; isn't grouping up part of the point of an MMO? We'll be sure to pass on further information if official word comes down from the folks at Funcom.
Update: Vipper points out a response from the developers on this issue; this essentially boils down to an individual GM giving out his opinion on a persistent griefing problem.