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Riot Games reclaims 'League of Legends' domain from porn site

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Riot Games reclaims "League of Legends" domain from porn site.

Riot Games won its legal dispute against the owner of LeagueofLegends.co, a url that redirected users looking for the official site of multiplayer online battle arena League of Legends to a porn site.

LeagueofLegends.co was originally registered in July 2010, with Riot filing the complaint earlier this August. The Whois for the url, registered under Columbia's country-code domain dotCO, now reflects Riot's ownership and the case is marked as terminated on the World Intellectual Property Organization's website.

LeagueofLegends.com, the game's official website, is among the top 1,500 websites worldwide according to browser data-collecting site Alexa. Users who accidentally left the "m" off the end of the url were redirected to the pornographic site.

Riot is still struggling with the World Intellectual Property Organization to remove the domain LeagueofLegendsPorn.com, which currently displays a "coming soon" message and the words, "Future home of something cool."