Microsoft shuts down fake Halo 4 beta site

/ 7 years ago

Microsoft has reportedly set its legal team on a website called and successfully managed to get the website shut down. The website was offering ‘Beta signups’ to Halo4 when it reality it is actually fake and just using this a means of collecting consumer information and getting traffic. Microsoft managed to get the website shut down before expensive legal action was required. And all this comes ahead of the fact Microsoft just recently acquired as it prepares for the launch of Halo4 towards the end of this year.

The move comes after David Ellis, creative director of 343 industries, through his Twitter account warned that this website, which claims to allow sign up for Halo 4 beta, is fake. Apparently Microsoft has filed a complaint witt the National Arbitration Forum. But the operator appears to have shut down the website.

It looks like Microsoft did not consider the move enough and is starting to apply the legal thumbscrews. Most people think that Microsoft will be successful in pursuing the National Arbitration Panel to order the transfer of the name.

Source: Fudzilla


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