Korea already has a longer tradition to battle botting and cheats in games, esspecially in online games. With the increased popularity of esports, esspecially games like Overwatch, the country passed a law to fine the development of cheat and bot programming. The law will allow penalties of up to 40,000 Euro and up to 5 years of jail.

Obviously the law has to major flaws,  because it neither has a legal definition what a cheat or a bot is, and it also has no solution for the internationality of the whole business, not preventing people to produce this kind of software outside Korea and making it available for download in Korea.

A good example for this is the company Bossland, based in Germany. The law will not affect a European company, but will make its software even more relevant and attractive.

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