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Sellers of Destiny 2 Cheat Codes Are Found Guilty of Copyright Infringement for the First Time

A federal court in Seattle has ruled that the sale of cheats for Destiny 2 is an infringement of Bungie’s copyright. This is the first time that game cheat sellers have been found guilty of copyright infringement. This was reported by VGC.

The court found the AimJunkies website, the Phoenix Digital Group website operator, and developer James May liable for copyright infringement. They are obliged to pay Bungie $63,210.

Bungie has already filed a lawsuit in June 2021 against the AimJunkies website and Phoenix Digital for copyright infringement. Back then, the court ruled in favor of the company, not because of copyright, but because of violation of the DMCA anti-circumvention provisions. The company and the website were forced to pay a fine of $4.3 million.

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