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create your own network

Postby TerraFrost » Mon Nov 12, 2007 6:37 am

Several years ago, there was a tool called bnetd that let you create your own network. They were sued by Blizzard, however, on the basis that bnetd didn't perform the additional CD key checks that the real did (not that it could; uses it's own validation techniques above and beyond those used by the game) and thus constituted a copy protection circumvention tool under the DMCA.

Apparently, though, developers from other countries have taken up the development of bnetd and renamed the project. You can find more info here:
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