Blizzard: Baby, It's Cold Outside

Tagged: Blizzard, Lawsuit, Gaming
Source: Jared Maynard - Read the full article
Posted: 4 years 6 weeks ago

Johnny Mercer sang it best, "I really can't stay ♫ But, baby, it's cold outside ♫"

Let this be a lesson to those shameless copyright infringers. When Blizzards lawyers fine you 88 Million after only making 3 Million, you only have yourself to blame for being kicked out in the cold.

"Blizzard has won its lawsuit, filed in October 2009, against Scapegaming, which had been running an unofficial, emulated World of Warcraft server, bypassing the need for a game subscription from Blizzard. At the same time, the company was reportedly offering in-game items for real-money microtransactions under the ineffective guise of "donations"." |  Read More

 

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Tiv
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If someone hacked your game and was ripping you off would anyone just let it happen or would you burn them into the ground? At least this way they remove the profit, pay off the lawyers hired in the case and probably shut them down at the server, hardware and programmer level so they can't startup again.

I sleep fine at night knowing we are banning people who deserve it.  Tivon
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Blizzard are in the top ten GREEDY companies ever. I hope they get out of business.

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Oh man. Well, I guess Blizzard had no choice. 3 Million is quite the amount.

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thanks, i was able to find this great song now

about the headline...i had no idea what the article was about, though interesting, i would have liked to have known a bit more before dedicating a read LOL man im lazy :)

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