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ArsTechnica has a little more info on the NCSoft-FBI bust of pirates running a network of Lineage 2 private servers to circumvent the game's subscription:

Piracy is generally considered to be one of the biggest problems facing the gaming software industry, but it was generally considered that Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing games (MMORPGs) were immune from its effects. However, a recent press release from NCSoft regarding an FBI sting against fradulent Lineage II game servers shows that this is not always the case.

Read more about the bust at ArsTechnica. It's a good day for legit gamers and developers alike when the feds start taking these claims seriously.

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016

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