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Epic Settles with Fortnite Cheat-Seller

Epic has settled a lawsuit against a seller of cheats for Fortnite, their survival/battle royale shooter, reports BBC News. Confirming popular theories about those who traffic in videogame cheats, the defendant was a 14-year-old boy, identified only as CBV. This young man ran a YouTube channel demonstrating his hacks and a website where they were for sale. Word is that CBV's lawyer had filed a motion to dismiss the charges, because lawyers, but the settlement agreement says the defendant was represented in this matter by his mother, saying she worked with his pro bono attorney. The document does not detail the terms of the agreement, but the BBC reports that only three videos remain on the YouTube channel, all of which discuss the lawsuit.
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6. Re: Epic Settles with Fortnite Cheat-Seller Oct 9, 2019, 06:45 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Slick wrote on Oct 9, 2019, 00:18:
Can we bring back eugenics to neuter this little fuckwit?

Sure he'll be protected by his age, can't help but wonder who's working with him though.

A bit harsh, I was thinking more like his family would have to pay for an attorney like (most) anyone else.

I'm guessing there was zero chance of any real criminal results, fines at best.
 
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5. Re: Epic Settles with Fortnite Cheat-Seller Oct 9, 2019, 00:18 Slick
 
Can we bring back eugenics to neuter this little fuckwit?

Sure he'll be protected by his age, can't help but wonder who's working with him though.
 
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4. Re: Epic Settles with Fortnite Cheat-Seller Oct 8, 2019, 23:27 MoreLuckThanSkill
 
Wow, this little shitbag got a pro bono attorney? The world never stops underwhelming me.

 
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3. Re: Epic Settles with Fortnite Cheat-Seller Oct 8, 2019, 18:20 MeanJim
 
Because Epic is the only one allowed to sell surprise mechanics and cheats.  
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2. Re: Epic Settles with Fortnite Cheat-Seller Oct 8, 2019, 18:00 Muscular Beaver
 
Because lawyers indeed.  
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1. Re: Epic Settles with Fortnite Cheat-Seller Oct 8, 2019, 15:09 aka_STEVE
 
He signed an exclusive deal with EGS from now on.......  
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