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Copyright God Mode: Is Russian law ready to combat cheat codes in video games?
The distribution of cheating software is a persistent problem faced by the video games industry. Despite the global nature of the challenge, most infringing torrent indexes are either operated/hosted from Russia or use Russian reverse proxies. In this article, Alena Kuzmina, a lawyer at Semenov&Pevzner, discusses the legal grounds on which the potential software cheating may be challenged under the Russian law.
Music labels sue Roblox for at least $200 million over copyright violation
Roblox allows its players to add virtual players into their games to listen to music. That, however, didn’t sit well with major music labels who accused the company of causing the loss of profit. They are now demanding at least $200 million in damages.
Designer sues Capcom for stealing her photos to make textures in Resident Evil 4 and other games
Capcom faces a new lawsuit, as the company has been accused of using other designer’s photos without a license in games like Resident Evil 4 and Devil May Cry. The Japanese publisher could pay off more than $10 million in damages.