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Blizzard gets judgement overturned over WoW bots

Anonymous Coward writes | more than 3 years ago

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An anonymous reader writes "Ninth Circuit reversed a $6.5 million judgment for Blizzard against MDY Industries saying that making bots is not copyright infringement. The bad news? They did violate the DMCA Section 1201(a)(2) which prohibits trafficking in products that circumvent technologies designed to control access to copyright protected works."
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I've written and sold bots in the past (1)

CrazyJim1 (809850) | more than 3 years ago | (#34658742)

My bots were for Asheron's Call 1 and DOAC. Bots are fun because you find something that is boring in the game, then you automate it, come back when you wake up and move on to the next automatable place. Sometimes bots are fun to watch like screen savers.
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