The developer has been in the courts fighting Bossland GmbH, a company that developed the Honorbuddy bot that has been used in World of Warcraft, and according to a recent report, Blizzard has since reportedly forked out a whopping €650,000 that would see the sales of the bot banned at least as far as Germany is concerned.
This is thanks to a ruling back in 2013 where the courts stated that if Blizzard wished for the sales of the bot to be banned in Germany, they’d have to pay that amount. This was confirmed by one of the developers who stated that players in Germany will no longer be able to purchase or authenticate the bots from now on.
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