Back in November, it was revealed that Capcom has suffered a colossally huge data breach. One that had resulted in masses of exceptionally important information, such as game files and even employee/accounting details, being compromised. With the hacking organization seemingly holding this information to random (reportedly asking for an 8 figure sum to not reveal details to the online community), we have seen various information appear online since then confirming the validity of the breach. For example, Capcom’s entire gaming release line-up schedule, seemingly until 2024, had recently been posted as something thought to be a moderate indication (threat?) of the files in the group’s possession.
Well, reading between the lines, the new regulations to my way of thinking suggest that if you post a video online containing anything that may be considered a spoiler, Capcom will be coming after you to get it taken down as soon as possible. – While this doesn’t seemingly extend to any written content on any leaks, in regards to videos, it seems pretty clear that Capcom wants to at least limit the reveal, spread, or discussion of leaks regarding them.
Will it work though? Well, only time will tell, I somehow doubt it though! – Once a video goes online, generally speaking, its ‘borrowed’ and posted in many, many, places very shortly after and I daresay that not all of these will be within the grasp of Capcom’s lawyers!
What do you think? – Let us know in the comments!
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