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Hasbro drops 'Scrabulous' lawsuit

Wildly popular game was pulled from Facebook after the toy maker filed its copyright and trademark lawsuit against the unauthorized online game's creators.

By December 15, 2008

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Another nail in the 'Scrabulous' coffin

Facebook disables access to the popular game outside the U.S. and Canada, meaning that India--where a court case is pending--is the only country where users can still play it.

By August 26, 2008

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Why Facebook left 'Scrabulous' alone

Though it could've faced legal troubles for not pulling a developer-created game with obvious trademark infringements, leaving Scrabulous alive as long as possible was in Facebook's best interest for a number of reasons.

By August 1, 2008

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'Scrabble' app on Facebook crashes in wake of 'Scrabulous' takedown

Epic fail: Hasbro convinced the creators of the legally dubious Scrabulous game to pull their application, only to see the official Scrabble app founder under server pressures the same day.

By July 29, 2008

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'Scrabulous' gets a nip-tuck, returns as 'Wordscraper'

Changing the name, altering the look of the board, and adding some new play options just might be enough to keep Scrabble parent company Hasbro from claiming the Facebook app is a rip-off.

By July 30, 2008

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'Scrabulous' disappears from Facebook after Hasbro suit

One of the social network's most popular developer-created games is AWOL after the manufacturer of classic board game Scrabble points out the obvious: it's a rip-off.

By July 29, 2008

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'Scrabble' maker Hasbro sues over 'Scrabulous'

Hasbro launched an official version of its Facebook Scrabble application a few weeks ago. Now it wants the far more popular Scrabulous knockoff deleted.

By July 24, 2008

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'Scrabulous' debate may rewrite the rules of the game

Wildly popular Facebook application is in hot water for similarity to classic board game. But could it be a marketing treasure trove for Scrabble's trademark holders?

By January 16, 2008

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Big surprise: Scrabble manufacturer targets 'Scrabulous' online game

Hasbro has reportedly served a legal notice to Facebook about a potentially infringing game on its developer platform. Unfortunately for you, it's that game you play all day at the office.

By January 11, 2008

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Words With Friends: Like Scrabulous for iPhone!

Actually, it's better than Scrabulous, because you can play it anytime, anywhere, without being tied to Facebook. There's even a free version. Goodbye, productivity!

By March 10, 2010