Game over for Scrabulous on Facebook
Posted in: Legal, Privacy & Security at 30/07/2008 23:00
Scrabulous, the popular Scrabble-based game on Facebook, has been taken down from the US version of the social networking site.
The makers of Scrabulous said today that they had agreed to a request from Hasbro, the toymaker which owns the rights to the board game in the US, to remove their application from Facebook.
Scrabulous pulled from Facebook in US and Canada [AFP]
The creators of online Scrabble knock-off Scrabulous say they have pulled their application from US and Canadian Facebook pages due to a lawsuit filed by game-making giant Hasbro.
"This is an unfortunate event and not something that we are very pleased about, especially as Mattel has been pursuing the matter in Indian courts for the past few months," Scrabulous co-creator Rajat Agarwalla said.
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