Only weeks ago, CD Projekt Red was the victim of a cyberattack that saw the source code for several of its titles stolen and eventually sold via an auction. The Polish developer is now looking to mitigate some of the damage by filing DMCA takedowns against anyone posting links to the stolen source code. Last week, several Twitter users received notifications from a copyright monitoring company for providing links to torrents containing the source code. CD Projekt Red paid for exactly this sort of service, which apparently puts CDPR firmly into the big corp segment of CP77. This was first reported by Motherboard , which was able to gain access to a copy of the email sent to the Twitter users. “Description of infringement: Illegally obtained source code of Gwent: The Witcher Card Game. Posted without authorisation, not intended to be released to the public,” is what was stated in the DMCA takedown. In addition to those Twitter users, several others also had their tweets taken down, replaced with a reply from Twitter that stated: “has been withheld in response to a report from the copyright holder.” With the source code now in the hand/s of those who committed the… Read full this story
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