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Epic Games has been on a tear to shut down YouTube and Twitters of people leaking Fortnite content days and weeks before the content is released. Notable FNBRLeaks was requested by Epics Legal counsel to delete his Twitter, Discord, YouTube, Instagram and GitHub. If FNBRLeaks did not comply Epic would have started the process of...
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Epic Games sues two YouTubers over copyright infringement, breach of contract, and tortious interference. The law suit is to stop the spread of cheats and hacks that are promoted and allegedly distributed by these Fortnite content creators. Source: Games Industry Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash
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After California State legislators passed the strongest Net Neutrality laws in America the Department of Justice filed suit two hours after the bill was signed into law. Attorney General Jeff Sessions stated that this law violates the the constitution because the federal government has jurisdiction to regulate interstate commerce; the states do not. This law also...
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If you’ve visited Japan recently you may have seen people dressing up as Mario and Luigi driving Go-Karts in front of you in traffic. Well thats coming to an end because the Unofficial Mario  Go-Kart Company have been sued by Nintendo to protect their IP and Nintendo won. The Go-Kart Ride Company may no longer...
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Former employees of the popular gaming studio Tell Tale Games have started a Class Action Lawsuit stating that the studio violated Labor Laws with the layoffs last Friday. TellTale Games let go of of 250 employees leaving a skeleton crew to the end of the year to liquidate the rest of the company by 2019....
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Bethesda has shared its side of the story in an ongoing story over why they threatened a lawsuit over a guy trying to sell an unsealed copy of the last of us on the amazon marketplace. Ryan Hupp bought the game, never opened it, and tried to sell it on amazon. He was met with...
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Last year, Riot’s parent company Tencent launched a lawsuit against Moonton. They claimed that Moonton’s game Mobile Legends bore a striking resemblance to their game League of Legends, and a Shanghai court agreed. Tencent has been awarded roughly $2.9 million in damages for the copyright infringement. Source: Dot Esports Image: Pixabay
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Bluehole has officially dropped their lawsuit against Epic Games. They filed suit in South Korea awhile back over the similarities between PUBG and Fortnite, expressing concerns over the licensing of the Unreal engine. There were many complications to the lawsuit, not the least of which is that Tencent is a partial owner to both of...
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Korean-based PUBG Corp has filed suit against U.S. based Epic Games, though the lawsuit seems limited to Korean jurisdiction. The lawsuit claiming copyright infringement says Fortnite may be replicating the experience PUBG is known for. Fortnite is estimated to have made over $300 million in the month of April alone from its various microtransactions. The...
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The gaming lawsuit between Lindsay Lohan and GTA V is finally over. Lindsay Lohan filed suit in 2014, claiming GTA V used her likeness without permission. The suit was thrown out, because it held no legal footing. Lohan’s legal team appealed, and it was unanimously ruled against by New York’s Court of Appeals. Source: EGM...
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