ModernWarfare3.com Now Goes To Modern Warfare 3's Website

At last, the long, sordid saga of ModernWarfare3.com has come to an end, one month before the game's release, with lessons learnt for all sides.

For Activision, it's "register the goddamn domain before you announce the game". (They appear to have taken this to heart.) For cybersquatters, it's "Don't be a dickclown and you can probably make a ton of cash selling a domain, instead of having it seized from you."

To recap, Anthony Abraham got a lot of chuckles when it was discovered that he owned ModernWarfare3.com and, after setting up anti-MW3 rage site, then decided to just redirect the URL to Battlefield 3's official page. That got everyone's attention, as Abraham's ownership was concealed at the time and some thought it was shenanigans by Electronic Arts.

Thus roused, Activision sicced the lawyer-mans on Abraham, and that rarely ends well. Well, it did for Activision, which took control of the domain in early September. But wait! modernwarfare3.co.uk is still available!

Finally, ModernWarfare3.com points to official Call of Duty MW3 website [Fusible]


Comments

    Lame! I liked it when it redirected to Battlefield.

    Playing an hour of CoD Black Ops online was enough to redirect me back to the Battlefield games :)

    After EAs despicable behaviour in the past 6 months I really would not of been surprised if it was them behind it.

    This all has to stop, the asshats who go on every mw3 vid posting "bf3>mw3" then provide no decent reasoning when called out, EA constantly dropping MW3's name etc.

    Dice doesn't give a shit about all this, IW and Sledgehmmaer don't give a shit about this. Both have praised each other, so why is it that the hardcore hipsters of the internet and the publishers cannot do the same?

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