Judge Takes Down World Of Warcraft Bot In IP Suit

Law360, New York (February 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- MDY Industries LLC has been permanently enjoined from selling a software bot that allows users of Blizzard Entertainment Inc.'s World of Warcraft to continue playing the online role-playing game while away from their computers, part of a decision that MDY and its founder violated copyright law and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Judge David G. Campbell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona did not enter the permanent injunction, however, while he decides whether it should be stayed pending an appeal of his...
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