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Rep. Darrell Issa Wants To Make It Clear That You're Allowed To Rip Your DVDs

Back in October, we noted that in the latest triennial DMCA exemption review, the Copyright Office/Librarian of Congress refused to say it was legal for you to rip...
How Nintendo DRM trapped $400 of downloaded games on my failing Wii
Downloading Nintendo’s massive, day-one Wii U firmware update took over an hour, but the length of time didn't bother me.

App Developer Hijacks Customer Twitter Accounts In An Attempt To Shame Pirates

I've always had a bit of a soft spot for DRM in my heart, mostly because it makes me laugh. If you think about it, it's generally rather funny in its uselessness.
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NJ Gov. Chris Christie: Video Games and Other Factors Should be Discussed to Curb Gun Violence
Gun control is not the only issue that needs to be examined when it comes to gun violence, say Republican Governor.

Southington, CT. Group Cancels Violent Video Game Return Program

Group claims victory because it spread awareness on the issue of violence and video games.

Rethinking Mass Murder
No High Scores
The author is thinking heavily on violent video games content and in a way that he never really has before.

A Gaming Group's Crisis Plan for the Sandy Hook Shooting

Associations Now
'As the ECA discovered in the wake of tragedy, having a plan in place to respond to the media and critics is essential.'

President Clinton at CES: The World Needs More Smartphones (And Fewer Guns)

'It was a bit of a head-scratcher to see former President Bill Clinton on the Samsung keynote roster at CES 2013.'

Standard-Essential Patents

Tech @ FTC
Nvidia wants to make a Netflix of gaming.

Meditation on Two Virtues

Ultima Codex
Analyzing the Les Miserables movie using two of Ultima's virtues: Compassion and Justice.

How To Launch Your Game Development Career In 2013
Comedy alert. Enjoy the comedy stylings of Leigh Alexander about game development, but take it seriously.

Extra Life Game Day is Set
Extra Life Blog
Circle October 20 on your calendar.

Gazillion initiates Marvel Heroes Founders Program
Game launching spring 2013 for PC, Mac version coming later.


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