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Eve Online source code posted on GitHub, DMCA takedown quickly follows

May 26, 2011, 16:08 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Humphries)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"As you'd imagine, developer CCP isn't too happy about this and was quick to issue the takedown request. They describe it as the 'decompiled source code' of the game and that it represents 'infringing material'.

"While the claim may be legitimate, GitHub has yet to respond. The code has been available to view and download for 4 days, and the DMCA takedown has been listed for almost a day. We suspect it won't be there much longer, but who knows how many times it has been downloaded already."

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