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Synopsys files DMCA suit against Oregonians accused of circumventing software protections

Posted in Copyrights, Security Circumvention, Software
Synopses, Inc. has filed a lawsuit against several Oregon individuals, alleging infringement of various forms of electronic design automation (“EDA”) software for which Synopsys holds copyrights.  The software is intended for testing and designing computer processing chips and semiconductors. The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon, with Case No. 3:15-cv-01953, says that:… Continue Reading

Doe Copyright Action Against StarCraft II Hackers and Cheaters

Posted in Copyrights, Security Circumvention, Video Games
Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., the developer of popular PC game franchises including “World of Warcraft,” “Starcraft” and “Diablo,” is now in the business of anonymous copyright litigation. Earlier this year, Blizzard filed a 20-page complaint against 10 Doe parties alleging violations of the Copyright Act, “Trafficking in Circumvention Devices” under Section 1201 of the Digital Millenium… Continue Reading