Rebel Warcraft! AKA Blizzard shuts down a pirate server

I don’t think many would contest Blizzard’s right to release the hounds of Cease and Desist over this, but my question for you guys is whether there ought to be a place carved out on the internet for fan “forks” like the Nostalrius effort discussed in the article?

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