A jury arms Bungie a victory in a landmark anti-cheating determination

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A jury discovered on Friday that Phoenix Digital, which owns the cheat mod website AimJunkies, is responsible of violating Bungie copyrights when it created cheats for Future 2, reported Stephen Totilo, who has written about Bungie’s dishonest lawsuits for Axios. The landmark determination would be the first time a jury has agreed {that a} cheat creator violated a gaming firm’s copyrights.

Yesterday’s jury determination awarded Bungie (PDF) a tidy sum of $63,210. Bungie counsel James Barker stated in a press release emailed to The Verge that the corporate is “dedicated to our gamers and can proceed to guard them in opposition to cheats, together with taking this and future instances all the best way to trial.”

In 2021, Bungie sued AimJunkies and 4 defendants (right here’s a PDF of the…

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