The Felmyst server, which is a private World of Warcraft server developed by players and designed to imitate WoTLK Gold Blizzard's MMO like it did in 2007 when the Burning Crusade expansion launched, was closed. It was officially launched on July 21 but was shut down several hours later.
Gummy52. a developer on the project, published an image of the cease-and-desist letter issued by Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP the legal firm that represents World of Warcraft developer Blizzard. The letter states that the server was an infringement of Blizzard's intellectual rights.
"We recognize that as a result of your involvement with Felmyst You are engaged to develop, distribute, and hosting of what is known as 'emulated server software (hereafter"Infringing services")," ),'" that the document states. "Among other things, [these] Infringing Services allow users to play altered and/or illegitimate copies of WoW online [without] the need for a legitimately-purchased copy or subscription."
ArsTechnica has further details on the letter and goes on clarify that "Blizzard has never been authorized to do so andin fact specifically prohibits any activity that is not permitted."
It continu"Our clients' copyrights are extremely valuable and Blizzard is very seriously. As you'll be able to see, your conduct WOW WoTLK Classic Gold causes grave and irreparable injury to the worth and security of our client's product and their intellectual property."