Dissent is often expressed in ways that invite infractions. It's really that simple. If you imagine there's some unstated rule that says "Infract those that dissent" you would be quite mistaken.
Dissent (from what exactly since you never stated) is fine as long as it's constructive. I can pretty much assure you that as long as your position is reasonable, backed up by some facts or at least well-formed opinions, isn't trolling anyone, or isn't personally attacking somebody it will be left alone.
In fact, I probably would close a thread that simply says that WoW is gaining subscriptions that had no evidence whatsoever to back that up. The simple fact is that threads like that are flamebait.
And since you are lacking anything in the way of facts to support your original supposition and this thread is likely to go nowhere other than defenses and accusations about MMO-C, I'm closing this thread as well.
Discussing moderation is against the rules and makes a post liable for an infraction. Send a PM if that's not clear. Don't put it in a thread.
Please report problem posts instead of responding to them.
Forum FAQ. Read it.
Post about the topic, not about one another.
Treat me like anyone else unless you're breaking rules or we need to do site business. I play. I have likes and dislikes. We're not that different.