License to Kill, MDY v. Blizzard and the Battle over World of Warcraft

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Court incorrectly held company vicariously liable for copyright infringement when users of its program violated the Terms of Use of an online internet game because the game's license terms deemed users "licenses" instead of "owners." This classification rendered users ineligible to claim safe harbor protection under the Copyright Act as "owners" for creating infringing "copies" in the computer's RAM.

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