Copyfraud, intimidation, unfair and deceptive trade practices

https://media.wizards.com/2016/downloads/DND/SRD-OGL_V5.1.pdf is the "OGL" "SRD" which lists what WOTC claims to own under copyright. Among the things claimed are things such as ideas, environments, and computational formula which they not only do not have copy right for, but cannot by law have copywrite placed on them Subject to this claim, they issue fraudulent cease and desist orders to private persons and media platforms demanding content be removed under copywrite infringement and harass them with threats of suit if they dont comply They meet all 3 qualifications for "unfair trade" and 3 qualifications for "deceptive trade" as outlined in Fair Trade laws. And to top it off, they were issued a cease and desist in 2008 or so by fantasy grounds because they flat stole graphic images from fantasygrounds and posted it on their own content.

User's recommendation: The rules- mechanics, classes, spells, monster statblocks-- thats all stuff that cannot be copywritten. Check the copywriteoffice.gov and stop buying their content cuz everything you need is public domain, the only thing they own is art and artistic descriptions.

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Wizards of the Coast are dumb thieves. Like, very dumb thieves

Update by user Jun 08, 2019

No

Original review posted by user Jun 07, 2019
So sometime again I decided to purchase an Arclight Phoenix. Didn’t get it, so asked for a refund. The staff responsible for that told me that they would not refund me, so I escalated the case. Paypal asked WOTC for information, which apparently they did not provide, knowing clearly that they were in the wrong. And so I got my money back. Flash forward to yesterday, and in a moment of spite they terminated my Arena account. I was quite anxious about this all day and I repeatedly asked the staff as to the reasons behind said termination, which they deliberately answered as slowly and obtusely as possible. Finally, after I’ve informed them of my health problems, they decided that they would not reinstate my account unless I paid them my refunds back. This is why nobody likes capitalists. Anyways, I gave them a warning that, due to my health problems being enhanced by my anxiety, that I am well in my rights to sue their *** Predictably, they are also twelve year olds and are goading me to do it.
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#1552790 Review #1552790 is a subjective opinion of poster.
Service
Wizards Of The Coast Customer Care
Cons
  • Has one of the most incompetent staff policies of all time
Reason of review
Poor customer service
Loss
$90
Preferred solution
Reopen ALL my accounts.

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