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Submission + - Blizzard gets judgement overturned over WoW bots ( 1

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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Blizzard gets judgement overturned over WoW bots

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  • 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.

In seeking the unattainable, simplicity only gets in the way. -- Epigrams in Programming, ACM SIGPLAN Sept. 1982