They also fixed the mod installer and permissions say the patch notes. The in-game Hall of Fame should record properly despite special characters.
Here's the full changelog for the first Civ 5 update:
• Modding - Installer and permissions fixes. Should address any remaining mod download and install issues.
• Full screen crash fix. Game will now restart in Windowed mode if it cannot find a suitable full-screen resolution on first start.
• Hall of Fame now records data correctly when using a Windows username with special characters.
• Fix for Puppet State production exploit.
• Misc crash fixes.
Have you picked up the latest in the Civilization series, videogamer?