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Old 12-01-2017, 07:28 PM
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Final (hopefully) update: IT'S OVER! -- Courtesy of a livestream from French which is running as I speak:

The case is being desimissed with predjudice (meaning, no more suits about this subject); Mauer has agreed not to pull these shenanigans anymore; the game has resumed development as of two months ago.

So, YAY!
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Old 12-06-2017, 04:07 AM
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Still not over as far as Sid Alpha is concerned, she and some guy who pulled shady shit of some kind have been trying to get his channel closed down due to community strikes about using private information.

In the guys case it's that he goes by his real name online, so he can't say StrongBad69 aka Dave Smith, it's Dave Smith all the way.
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Old 12-06-2017, 06:54 PM
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Yeah, I saw videos about that, recently, as well.

Sad thing is, if Mauer pursues that line of action, she more than likely would not understand why it might be considered a violation. Remember, she openly told the judge (after it was too late) that she considered the settlement to be more or less a joke that was never meant to be in force. Guess she should have said something about that BEFORE she signed it...

On a side note -- The Starr Mazer guys have either set up a site, or are in the process of setting one up, which allows someone to be declared "associated with" Imagos, which would cause them to be covered by this settlement. French will be vetting the applications. This could theoretically include anyone Mauer has tried to DMCA over SM content.

edit: The judge responds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-ZYCXCwTl0
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