A fraudulent software seller sued by Bungie is now protesting the company for personal invasion and DMCA violations.
According VCG , last year Bungie filed a lawsuit against AimJunkies, a website that specializes in selling cheat software and including cheat software for Destiny 2 the company’s . AimJunkies is now speaking out against Bungie for illegally accessing one of their personal computers.
Previously, Bungie’s complaint accused AimJunkies and Phoenix Digital of creating cheat software and other things that infringe the game’s copyrights and trademarks. But earlier this year, a judge sided with AimJunkies, arguing that the complaint did not provide enough evidence of copyright infringement.
Bungie then filed a second lawsuit with additional details of copyright infringement, including information about a number of people allegedly involved, including James May, who Bungie claims to be programmers who developed cheat software.
Now, as reported by TorrentFreak, AimJunkies has countered Bungie, alleging that the Destiny illegally accessed James May’s computer in order to find evidence to support their own lawsuit against Aim Junkies.
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While Bungie currently has access to players’ computers for anti-cheat purposes, the Limited Software License Agreement (LSLA) signed in 2019 does not permit doing so.
“The LSLA did not provide Bungie with stealthy access to files on James May’s personal computer or to download information from those files without the person’s consent,” TorrentFreak said.
And in some cases, having Bungie access May’s computer would violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and could be considered hacking.
Currently, May and Phoenix Digital are looking for damages caused by Bungie