Posts Tagged ‘Lawsuit’

Epic Games Ends Another Lawsuit With Permanent Injunction

Back in January, MMO Fallout reported on the latest lawsuit filed by Epic Games in the district of Northern California court. The lawsuit followed the similar pattern set forth by its predecessors, seeking permanent injunctions and utilizing the natural legal progression of a DMCA takedown notice against the defendant’s Youtube videos. This lawsuit, however, charged […]

Epic Settles Lawsuit Against Minor Fortnite Cheater

Epic Games has agreed to voluntary dismissal and settlement in its lawsuit against a minor filed last year in the eastern district of North Carolina court. As part of the lawsuit and due to the defendant being a minor, certain documents have been sealed on order of the court and the defendant has since been […]

In Plain English: Crytek V Cloud Imperium Games (and RSI)

1. Dismissal Sounds Unlikely Let’s start off at the same station and make a few things clear: Despite what is being tossed around on the internet, this case is not a slam dunk for either side (at least not evident from the statements being thrown back and forth). It is very likely that this case […]

Epic Strikes Again: Sues Over Fortnite V-Buck Exploit

Since last October, Epic Games has launched at least six lawsuits against individuals creating or advertising cheats for Fortnite, and as of last week you can add another one to that list. Epic has filed another lawsuit in the Northern District of California court, this time against an individual Yash Gosai, over his advertising of […]

IPE News: VIolating A Terms of Service Is Still Not A Crime

Good news, internet-goers, violating a website’s terms of service isn’t a crime. It hasn’t been for years, but a recent decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has gone to solidify and embolden that ruling. In this case, Oracle USA sued Rimini Street Inc in Nevada District Court over allegations of misuse of their […]

Another Epic Games Lawsuit Settled With Permanent Injunction

Another Epic Games Fortnite lawsuit has been settled this month. Back in October, Epic Games filed lawsuits against a number of people creating and disseminating cheats for Fortnite in California and North Carolina state courts. A couple of those cases have already been settled and it looks like most of these cases will end with […]

Crytek Suing Star Citizen For Copyright Infringement/Breach of Contract

Always read your fine print, folks, it’ll help you out of a lot of problems. Crytek has officially launched a lawsuit against Cloud Imperium Games and Roberts Space Industries, alleging copyright infringement and breach of contract. The lawsuit alleges that CIG violated its contract with Crytek back in 2016 when they announced that the first […]

Epic Games Settles First Lawsuit Against Fortnite Cheater

Epic Games is on a rampage against cheating in Fortnite, and the first lawsuit has officially ended with a settlement and injunction. Defendant Charles Vraspir entered an agreement voluntarily with no ability to repeal, that permanently bars him from creating, promotion, distributing, or using any software or device that infringes on Epic’s copyright for any […]

In Plain English: No, Epic Games Isn’t Suing A 14 Year Old Just For Cheating

Epic Games has made some news this month over the announcement that they are filing lawsuits against people cheating in Fortnite. How many lawsuits? This many, so far: One particular lawsuit has caught greater attention because it turns out that the defendant is 14 years old. Epic Games filed a complaint against Caleb Rogers, or […]

In Plain English: Epic Sues Two Fortnite Cheat Creators

I’m not entirely happy with the press coverage of Epic Games’ lawsuit. If you’ve been reading the news this week, you may be under the impression that Epic Games was so angry about two particular players cheating in Fortnite that the game developer decided to take these two individuals to court. This isn’t exactly the […]

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