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Earlier this month, Hackers stole the source code of Cyberpunk 2077, The Witcher 3 and Gwent from the Projekt CD servers, then sold it for a sum not . Now the source code is leaking online and CD Projekt is taking action to prevent it from being shared.
As target Vice reporting , CD Projekt has decided to employ a copyright monitoring company to attempt to stop links to the stolen source code shared in It does this by relying on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) to issue requests to remove social media posts. Twitter users who have posted links to a torrent of Gwent source code have already had their tweets deleted, replaced with a standard Twitter message explaining that the deletion was due to "a report from the copyright holder.
Users who have posted the fake links receive an email explaining what happened and why. The DMCA Notice explains: "Deion of the offense: Source code obtained illegally from Gwent: The Witcher Card Game. Posted without permission, not intended to be made public.
This is very difficult to stop any information disseminated onlineIf it is available, CD Projekt 's actions may therefore be in vain. At best, this may deter some people from deciding to share links or even download the source code themselves. It's also important to keep in mind that some of the torrents claiming to be the source code for CD Projekt may include data malware .