News today regarding Blizzards continuing fight against hackers. This time the news involves a legal battle that they have just won.

Blizzard wins hacking lawsuit

Federal appeals court says players don't have the right to reverse engineer games to circumvent Battle.net.

A federal appeals court has ruled that computer programmers do not have the right to reverse-engineer Blizzard Entertainment's video games to improve their playability.

The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis ruled Thursday that federal law--specifically, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act--disallows players from altering Blizzard games to link with servers other than the company's official Battle.net site.

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016

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