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GameFly wins USPS discrimination dispute

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 21, 2011 1:00pm PDT

The United States Postal Regulatory Commission has issued a ruling in favor of video game rental service GameFly's discrimination claim against the USPS.


"I'm wondering if it's because of a change in the back end architecture. I know all of existing ..."

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Judge Denies Sony's Expedited Discovery Request, Squashing Subpoena Hopes Until March

By Steve Watts, Feb 10, 2011 12:00pm PST

Sony's legal drama with PlayStation 3 hacker George Hotz (aka "GeoHot") continues. PSX-Scene reports that District Court Judge Susan Illston has...


"ok, can someone tell me if this is something I should be concerning myself with being that I am ..."

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Sony Gets Temporary Restraining Order Against PlayStation 3 Hackers

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 28, 2011 2:00pm PST

The next chapter in the PlayStation 3 jailbreak fiasco continues. The US District Court for the Northern District of California has decided that...


"You have it issued against John Does. It doesn't matter that you can't identify them yet. If you ..."

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PlayStation 3 Hacker Case Delayed

By Steve Watts, Jan 17, 2011 11:30am PST

Sony's lawsuit against PlayStation 3 hacker George Hotz (a.k.a. "Geohot") has been delayed over confusion regarding jurisdiction. GamesIndustry.biz...


"Well, this is what this case will help to bring an understanding too."

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Activision Alleges EA and Infinity Ward Co-founders Conspired to Sabotage Call of Duty

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 22, 2010 9:10am PST

The legal battle between Activision and Jason West and Vince Zampella has taken an unusual twist. In new court documents filed this week, the video...


"It is still a fun game, i like the add-ons like zombies and arcade... still though, give same ..."

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Viacom Sued Over Rock Band Payouts by Former Harmonix Shareholders, Founders

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 21, 2010 6:20am PST

A group of ex-shareholders in Rock Band developer Harmonix, including several studio founders, are suing its parent company Viacom, Gamasutra...


"This sounds a lot like the, "They'll NEVER sue us because they KNOW if they do, we'll sell their ..."

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Axl Rose Sues Activision Over Slash in Guitar Hero 3

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 24, 2010 6:45am PST

The much-publicised hostilities between Guns N' Roses singer Axl Rose and former guitarist Slash have entered the realm of video games, as Rose is...


"Hmm douchebag primadonna vs conglomerate gaming megacorp? How is this not good news Let's ..."

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Blizzard Sues Second Korean Network Over Unlicensed StarCraft: Brood War Broadcasts

By Brian Leahy, Nov 05, 2010 2:00pm PDT

Earlier this week, it was revealed that Blizzard had filed a lawsuit in South Korea against MBCPlus Media, which operates the MBCGame television...


"It's just like if you buy a MUSIC CD or BLUE RAY MOVIE. You have the right to listen/watch it. ..."

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Blizzard Sues Korean Television Network Over Unauthorized StarCraft: Brood War Tournament

By Brian Leahy, Nov 01, 2010 3:00pm PDT

Back in May, Blizzard signed an exclusive deal with Gretech in South Korea to carry and sub-license broadcast rights to its games including...


"They're not trying to control all tournaments. They are trying to control Korean broadcasted ..."

- Brian Leahy see all 93 comments

Class Action Lawsuit Brought Against Zynga Over FarmVille Privacy Concerns

By Brian Leahy, Oct 20, 2010 1:40pm PDT

A group of Facebook users have filed a class action lawsuit against Zynga over its "alleged practice of illegally sharing the Facebook user data of...


"then why dont they draw up the contract with language a laymen can understand? why dont they ..."

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Blizzard Sues Three StarCraft 2 Hackers

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 18, 2010 12:20pm PDT

Blizzard has already proven its low threshold for cheaters, issuing bans for folks who've attempted to meddle with StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty by...


"I saw more power to em. Hackers should be shot on sight :) [Sits back and waits for much ..."

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Sony Moves to Dismiss Other OS Class-Action Lawsuit

By Brian Leahy, Sep 20, 2010 1:00pm PDT

Sony has filed a motion to dismiss the class-action lawsuit, which was filed back in April against Sony over the removal of "Other OS" support on...


"Ah, but you can put any OS you like on the computer, as long as it's compatible. Sony just ..."

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Blizzard Wins Lawsuit vs. Private WoW Server Company; Awarded $88M in Damages

By Brian Leahy, Aug 16, 2010 12:10pm PDT

Blizzard has won its lawsuit, filed in October 2009, against Scapegaming, which had been running an unofficial, emulated World of Warcraft server,...


"Interesting response, thanks. I think in this case Blizzard's victory is not so much over the ..."

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Richard Garriott Awarded $28 Million in NCSoft Lawsuit

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 30, 2010 6:00am PDT

Ultima creator and Tabula Rasa designer Richard 'Lord British' Garriott has won his lawsuit against his former employeer NCSoft, the Statesman...


"Sadly, if the target is big enough, they usually settle if the merits of the case take it to ..."

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Nintendo Files Piracy Suit Against Online Retailer, Discusses Effects of Piracy

By Chris Faylor, May 13, 2010 2:18pm PDT

Hardware and software maker Nintendo announced today that it has filed a civil lawsuit against the owner of NXPGAME, claiming that the unnamed...


"Yeah, I've read wolfire's blog too, and I tend to agree with his perspective. To be fair, ..."

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