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Bungie Sues Destiny YouTuber for $7M Over Fake DMCA Takedowns

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Though Bungie worked on a wide variety of original IPs over the last couple of decades, almost all the company's recent endeavors mostly have to do with its Destiny franchise, and a huge deal of importance is placed on its community, specifically.

It was rather alarming, then, when the developer suddenly appeared to have began issuing copyright takedowns to some of its most prolific community members.Bungie resolved the issue within a couple of days of it being made apparent, announcing that it had nothing to do with it, and that there was a rogue element at play.

That rogue element has since come to light with the announcement that these takedowns originated from Nicholas Minor, the owner of the Lord Nazo YouTube channel, who is now being sued for his actions against other Destiny content creators.Awesome Destiny Lord Shaxx Statue Revealed by NumskullAfter Bungie clarified the wave of copyright takedowns, explaining that its IP protection service, CSC Global, didn't have anything to do with it, it didn't take too long for the actual perpetrator to be identified.

According to Bungie's new lawsuit, Nicholas Minor acted in retaliation for a copyright takedown he was officially issued for uploading some Destiny soundtracks.

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