Marvel v. NCSoft

Marvel is suing NCSoft and Cryptic makers of the massively popular multiplayer online game "City of Heroes " for copyright and trademark infringement. Marvel claims that because players in the game who create superhero characters to send on in-game missions can make characters that look like Wolverine or the Incredible Hulk the game's creators are contributing to players' infringement. Next case on the docket? Stop little Jimmy and Janie from wearing unlicensed capes while they play Superman.

Update:
Marvel and NCSoft settle all claims December 14 2005

Stay in Touch

NSA Spying

EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Learn more about what the program is, how it works, and what you can do.

Follow EFF

Putting private companies in charge of the rules for online speech can lead to censorship. https://edri.org/copyfail-3/ #CopyrightWeek

Jan 20 @ 4:11pm

Copyright has a serious free speech problem. Curbing takedown abuse could help fix that. https://www.techdirt.com/arti... #CopyrightWeek

Jan 20 @ 3:33pm

EULAs that purport to waive users' fair use rights hurt libraries as well as consumers. http://www.districtdispatch.o... #CopyrightWeek

Jan 20 @ 2:59pm
JavaScript license information