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Things like this can't be tolerated. I hope blizzard gets him good.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr.N00bLaR View Post
No... There are bots that will do this for you...look for them..

One player can try to set market prices but think of the buying power of someone who runs multiple instances of botting programs on their computer. 4 characters grinding earning money at one time non stop for weeks per computer. Think of what you could be doing with a few computers. That´s a major advantage.
Just imagine.

*cough cough*
You could make $2400 selling 300 million gold to a guild in a game like Ultima Online.
*cough cough*
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post #33 of 49
In the end Blizzard owns the game and its code. I think that reason they are citing a copyright infringment is it access data in memory and messes with it. The "data" is Blizzards property. This gives blizzard the right to say how it can be used. The Tos and such are ways of telling the users waht they can and cant do.

I think the court will side with Blizzard as if they dont it will begin a precident to let other botting and such occur. Sometimes it may not br "rght" to rule on it but it needs to be done so the precident it set.
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Lol
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post #35 of 49
This is ridiculous. If a person creates a program he/she is not forcing anyone to use the program. This lawsuit is simply going forward to thwart would-be bot programmers from publishing their work. I'd love to see what would happen if Glider code was made open-source.
Sue the bot users not the creators. The users are the ones breaking the contract.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Richenbals View Post
The users are the ones breaking the contract.
Which is exactly what the court will conclude.

People from Michigan are so smart.
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post #37 of 49
I'm sure to good people of Arizona are thrilled that their court system will use its time and resources on deciding the issue of botting in a video game.

Really. I just wish my state would be so involved in such matters. I'm gonna write my govenor and congressmen.

In fact, why no presidential candidates have taken a solid stand on this is shocking, shocking, and I'm now morally forced to reconsider my choices in light of this direly important issue.

WoW is srz biznes.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr.N00bLaR View Post
I hope Blizzard wins... When people use bots its bad enough grouping with a 70 that doesn´t know how to raid or anything but when power leveling companies use them it ruins the server IMO. Tons of high level chars that can´t play is no good for anyone. All those items being accumulated over the course of two weeks multiple times can cause deflation on the AH I think and that sucks lol.
EDIT: Some gliders help people farm honor in BG. Having a few people just running in circles to keep from being kicked out of BG for idleness can really hurt a team.
I agree. While I don't know a whole lot about WoW, I do know a few people who play, and generally understand how these bots are used. Seriously people, just play the game like it was intended. Quit exploiting it. Sheesh.
    
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post #39 of 49
I don't play WoW but I hope they win. Companies of MMOs have to allocate a lot of money and time to getting rid of the bots when those resources can be of better use elsewhere.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr.N00bLaR View Post
When people use bots its bad enough grouping with a 70 that doesn´t know how to raid or anything but when power leveling companies use them it ruins the server IMO. Tons of high level chars that can´t play is no good for anyone. All those items being accumulated over the course of two weeks multiple times can cause deflation on the AH I think and that sucks lol.
EDIT: Some gliders help people farm honor in BG. Having a few people just running in circles to keep from being kicked out of BG for idleness can really hurt a team.
Haha, if this quote could be bottled in liquid form it would be the ultimate chick-deterrent.
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