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 Oct 20, 2010 - 07:38 AM - by Michael
* Blizzard attacks SC2 hackers

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In another "companies going insane" item, Blizzard are suing the creators of some Starcraft II hacks - even though those hacks only affect the single-player game.

Blizzard is accusing the trio of multiple counts of copyright infringement and is demanding damages and disgorgement of any profits reaped by the distribution and sale of the hacks. The company also accused the defendants of inducing others to infringe on their copyright, saying, "When users of the Hacks download, install, and use the Hacks, they copy StarCraft II copyrighted content into their computer's RAM in excess of the scope of their limited license, as set forth in the EULA and ToU, and create derivative works of StarCraft II."
I hope they get slapped by the court. I really do. This kind of reasoning is just silly.
 

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