manufacturer The Witcher 3 with Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red, by removing the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) to attract Twitter users to share and Ghent Source code, according to Recent report vice.
Multiple Twitter users reported that their tweets (at least some of the links may be related to the source code leaked in the CD Projekt Red data hack earlier this month) have been deleted due to copyright claims by Polish game companies. “Infringement statement: illegally obtained source code Gwent: The Witcher Card Game. Read one of the DMCA takedown notices and obtain a copy, which will be reviewed by: Unauthorized publication, not intended for publication to the public. vice.
Source code Ghent Just part of a seemingly larger data breach. February 9, CD Projekt Red announced Hackers stole data from Cyberpunk 2077 Financial documents and personal information of employees, and withheld for blackmail.After refusing the payment, some data Reportedly sold at auction. At about the same time, Ghent Specifically Seems to start touring online.
CD Projekt Red did not immediately respond to a general request for comment on issuing a DMCA deletion in an attempt to prevent the spread of hacked information, nor did it immediately respond to its investigation into the cause of the damage and the current position of the perpetrators behind the scenes.
For a long time, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) deletion has been a legal tool for companies that want to control their intellectual property rights and how they use them. Nintendo is notorious for using them to block fan games and remove soundtracks from YouTube. But they are also becoming more and more popular on other platforms. Just this weekend, the audience who played “BlizzCon Online” on Twitch was blocked through a DMCA notice and could not hear the live Metallica concert originally intended to participate in the event.
Video game companies also occasionally use them to stop people Post screenshots or videos of their games via tweets.Just before Cyberpunk 2077 Release, CD Project Red Block someone with a DMCA notice How to share images of TāMoko tattoos in the game to criticize how they are used in the game.