MDY v Blizzard

mdy, blizzard, glider, wow, copyright, norms, rules, enforcement, damages MDY v Blizzard provides one of the hard questions through which I'm framing my thesis. This case concerns how internal rules are going to be able to be enforced in virtual communities, and to what extent copyright is the appropriate vehicle for their enforcement. Virtually Blind[…]

Estoppel by failing to enforce the rules

End User Licence Agreements, tos, virtual worlds, virtual communities, estoppel, enforce, rules Where the proprietor of a virtual community generally fails to enforce the rules, could it be estopped from doing so in any particular instance? Despite a clear contractual right to terminate, a provider may be estopped from terminating in circumstances where it would[…]