Video Game Law

16
May

This is an article I wrote in December of 2013 but that, for various reasons, I never published. The news underlying it is well in the past now, but the interesting issues that news presented are not. It's not my intention to dreg up the problems associated with this again, only to engage in a fun thought experiment about how contracts and labor law work or may someday work in the world of professional competitive video gaming. I'm presenting the ...

31
Dec

Recently it was revealed that the National Security Administration has been spying on people playing video games online. Agents recorded text, chat, and biometric data on the Xbox Live network, World of Warcraft, Second Life, and more in what was billed as a way to gather information on terrorists, although the leaked documents show that no actionable terrorism intelligence has been found in the half dozen year history of the program. Needless to say, I was not happy about ...

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