Judge Grudgingly Awards $3.6 Million In DRM Circumvention Case
Maplestory • Copyright Law • Digital Millennium Copyright Act • Digital Rights Management • Slashdot • Law_crime
Fluffeh writes The case involves an online game, MapleStory, and some people who set up an alternate server, UMaple, allowing users to play the game with the official game client, but without logging into the official MapleStory servers. In this case, the people behind UMaple apparently ignored the lawsuit, leading to a default judgment. Although annoyed with MapleStory (The Judge knocked down a request for $68,764.23 — in profits made by UMaple — down to just $398.98), the law s...
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