The legal battle between game developer Bungie and cheat seller AimJunkies is taking a detour through the Court of Appeals. In its opening brief, AimJunkies hopes to reverse a multi-million dollar damages award for DMCA violations, arguing that the arbitration process was biased and against the rules.
The same accusations were also made against Phoenix Digital Group, the operating company behind the website, and third-party developer James May.
AimJunkies denied the claims and argued that cheating isn’t against the law. In addition, it refuted the copyright infringement allegations; these lacked substance because some of the referenced copyrights were registered well after the cheats were first made available, AimJunkies said.
AimJunkies Strikes First
Last year, U.S. District Court…