Activision is in search of the true names and identities of the makers of cheat application currently being sold to Phone of Obligation gamers. In a Thursday submitting with the United States District Court Central District of California, Activision has asked “for depart to provide fifteen subpoenas essential for Activision to find out the identities of unnamed or alias ‘Doe’ Defendants in this action and to assure that all vital parties have been named in this lawsuit.” The filing was noticed previously by Axios.
Activision is proposing to use social media, payment processors, domain identify solutions, Github code repositories and Steam to monitor down the cheat makers’ names, addresses, email addresses, IP addresses and other identifiable facts. The defendants have also “established accounts and groups meant to ‘troll’ Activision and its counsel,” Activision alleged Thursday.
The original criticism was submitted Jan. 4.
“Activision has spent and carries on to invest an great amount of money of assets to beat cheating in its game titles,” the grievance says. “Notwithstanding individuals attempts, defendants’ sale and distribution of the dishonest software program has caused Activision to experience huge and irreparable hurt to its goodwill and reputation and to get rid of significant revenue.”
Activision didn’t immediately answer to a ask for for remark.