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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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Super Podcast Action Committee - Episode 32
Michael Pachter, Wii U European eShop Woes, and Hitman Facebook app stupidity are on the menu this week.

Humble THQ Bundles Sails Past $5 Million Mark

THQ's pay-what-you-want experiment proves to be a big success.

How text-based war games are challenging representations of conflict
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Text-based games are saying things about the wars we fight that the AAA shooter cannot.

How Journey’s composer ended up working on Leisure Suit Larry (exclusive interview)

No, not the composer from *THAT* Journey...

Ho, Ho, Ho! 9/11 Was An Inside Job!

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Santa may bring you call of Duty on the 25th, but today he is delivering the truth (this is comedy).

Facebook helps FBI arrest 10 in botnet crime ring

Facebook’s security team helped the FBI by identifying both the criminals and the victims.

The Most WTF Review Scores of the Year

Kotaku's Stephen Totilo picks on the likes of IGN, GameSpot, Tom Chick, Owen Good, and even himself over questionable review scores.

Play4Free Joins Origin, Launches Origin Free To Play
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EA rolls its free-to-play game offerings into its Origin service.

Far Cry 3 is a living exercise in dark tourism
Far Cry 3 is a gaming experience for those seeking moral dilemmas.

Diablo III a top Google search in 2012
Blizzard's RPG comes in fifth on the Google top search list for the year.


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