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Court Upholds Blizzard’s Anti-Bot DMCA Claim, Denies Copyright Infringement

December 24th, 2010 12:09 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

An anonymous reader writes “The Ninth Circuit reversed a $6.5 million judgment for Blizzard against MDY Industries, saying that making bots is not copyright infringement. The bad news for MDY? The court found that they did violate DMCA Section 1201(a)(2) (PDF), which prohibits trafficking in products that circumvent technologies designed to control access to copyright-protected works.”

Source: Court Upholds Blizzard’s Anti-Bot DMCA Claim, Denies Copyright Infringement

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