An anonymous reader quotes a report from PC Gamer: Back in March, a wave of bizarre copyright strikes rocked the Destiny 2 community. Not only did it affect some of the game’s biggest content creators, but also videos on Bungie’s own YouTube channel. It turned out none of them had actually come from the developer but a “bad actor” impersonating two employees from the CSC, Bungie’s IP protection agency of choice. Now, that person has allegedly been identified and Bungie’s suing them for a whopping $7.6 million. Ouch.
Nicholas ‘Lord Nazo’ Minor is accused of fraudulently firing off 96 separate DMCA takedown notices throughout mid-March (thanks, TheGamePost). According to the lawsuit (PDF), Minor was issued legitimate copyright strikes in both December 2021 and March 2022 for uploading the OST for Destiny’s The Taken King and The Witch Queen expansions. During that period, Minor is said to have created two separate