GameSpy warns security researcher

Friday, 14 November 2003, 11:41 AM EST

The Nov. 6 letter bases the legal request on assertions that the advisories and programs created by Luigi Auriemma, an independent researcher, violate the controversial Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), a law that makes it illegal to break the security that protects copyrighted content. Auriemma posted a copy of the letter to his Web site and on Thursday pulled down the offending files.

While the DMCA is a U.S. law and thus may not apply to Auriemma, GameSpy wanted to put a legal stake in the ground to establish its position on the vulnerability research, said Chris Wildermuth, vice president of corporate communications for the company.

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