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Let me start out by getting this out in the open first off, as I know many are thinking it but are simply not saying:
You are thoroughly confused and have NO idea what your are talking about. Bungie did not steal your map, nor would they want to. They never have before, they have no reason to do so. They have map creation tools and highly skilled artists and programmers that you will never have the ability to rival. It would be pointless. You are confused, nothing malicious is going on, and no stealing happened. Deep breaths, it's gonna be ok. Do you have a paper baggy to breathe into, perhaps?
Now then. That said, let's say they did "steal" your map.
Understand this. Bungie owns that game. They own this site. They own all the software and anything produced by it by anyone. It is all theirs. If I decided to type out a 800 page novel on a super long thread and they copied it, formatted published and sold it, there would be nothing I could legally do about it.
If you post it here, it belongs to them. If you make it in one of their games, bam. It's theirs. You spell out your name with cones on a map. Yep. They own it.
Even with all the money in the world and all the free time and Jesus on your side with his very own MJOLNIR Mark X armor and an army of never-sleeping perfect cyborg lawyers, there is nothing you can do to them legally. It's not yours, deal with it.
Now then. Go back and read that first paragraph. Continue the slow and steady breathing. It's all ok.