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Video Game Company Targets Cheaters Under a Theory of Copyright Infringement

Braxton Padgett Tuesday, 28 November 2017
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"Nobody likes a cheater. And nobody likes playing with cheaters." While these words might sound like something a parent would say to their child, it's actually a line from a series of complaints that Epic Games recently filed in federal court against several individuals. The defendants in these cases have been accused of cheating in the video game Fortnite, which Epic Games develops. Cheating is nothing new in video games, but it has progressively become a problem for game developers that are at...
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