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A Look at Fallout 76’s Legal Situation

Fallout 76 launched and received heavy criticism from gamers and shortly thereafter game journalists. Gamers were so discontent that a law firm launched an investigation and a class action lawsuit…

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Rhode Island Representative Proposes Violent Game Tax

A Rhode Island legislator has announced his intent to introduce legislation that would tax violent video games. Under this proposal, an additional 10 percent tax would be levied on games…

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Google Fights Global Search Injunction From Canadian Court

After losing a battle over search results in Canadian court, Google has now turned to the American court. In late June, Google was ordered by the Supreme Court of Canada…

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Apple Ordered To Pay $506 Million In Patent Dispute

Apple has been ordered to pay $506 million to the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) in a patent dispute. The case involved US Patent #5,781,752. This patent, referred to as…

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Supreme Court Of Canada Allows Global Search Injunctions

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Canadian courts can apply judgements worldwide in certain situations. Ruling 7-2, the court found that under Canadian law, courts can “grand an…

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SCOTUS Rules Against Lexmark In Printer Ink Patent Lawsuit

The Supreme Court has ruled against Lexmark in a contentious case regarding where patent rights end. In a 7-1 decision, the court ruled that once an item has been sold,…

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CD Projekt Red Defends Cyberpunk Trademark

CD Projekt Red has come under criticism for their recent actions regarding the trademark rights to the word “Cyberpunk”. Last year, the developer announced that they were filing a trademark…

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President Trump Signs Internet Privacy Rollback Bill

The EFF reports that President Trump has signed S.J. Res. 34, the final version of the bill set to repeal an FCC internet privacy rule that prevented ISPs from sharing Consumer…

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South Korea Cracks Down On Game Hack Creators

A new article from PvPLive shows that South Korea has passed an amendment to a law on promoting the gaming industry, that goes after the creators of game hacks, such…

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China Passes Cybersecurity Law Despite Foreign Criticism

China has adopted a new cybersecurity law which has been criticized by foreign commenters as worsening the censorship already employed by China. Some companies have also expressed concerned that they…