Blizzard Wins Big Against Unauthorized Secondary Market Provider

Thumbnail image for blizzard.pngA California Court ruled last week in favor of Blizzard, finding that Scapegaming (a.k.a. Alyson Reeves) ran an unauthorized secondary market that handled microtransactions in violation of the World of Warcraft terms of service. Blizzard sued Scapegaming last October for copyright infringement. The court awarded about $88 million dollars, including about $64,000 in attorney’s fees and over $85 million in statutory damages.