Lawsuit With Friends: EA Says Zynga Suit Is About Standing Up for the Whole Industry

Electronic Arts hit Zynga with another zinger: EA says that the copyright infringement lawsuit it filed against Zynga, which claims that The Ville is an ”unmistakable copy” of The Sims Social, is not just about EA, but all the other companies that have felt ripped off by the social games giant. “A number of these things have happened before related to Zynga, but there’s never been a company that has the wherewithal and the resources to take it to the next level. We do,” EA COO Peter Moore told EuroGamer. Zynga plans a staunch defense.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik