Gamer Who Was Banned From His Steam Library Takes Case To Consumer Protection Agency

Steam

We recently reported on a Russian Steam user who was unceremoniously banned from accessing his account, both in the community forums and from his game library through the Steam client. He recently decided to take his issue up with the consumer rights agency in Russia, as well as look into suing Valve for breaching Russian law. Continue reading “Gamer Who Was Banned From His Steam Library Takes Case To Consumer Protection Agency”

Gearbox Sues 3D Realms Over Alleged Breach of Contract in the Duke Nukem Sale

Gearbox Software has formally filed suit against the owner of 3D Realms, Apogee Software. The suit alleges Apogee breached contract when they failed to deliver the Duke Nukem intellectual property free and clear in 2009. Their filing also claims Apogee Software failed to honor the indemnity clause as well. Continue reading “Gearbox Sues 3D Realms Over Alleged Breach of Contract in the Duke Nukem Sale”

Judge Rules Switch Joy-Con Drift Case Must Be Arbitrated

District Court Judge Gary Feinerman, on Thursday, May 21 rendered a ruling in the litigation brought against Nintendo over their consoles Joy-Con drift defect. Though the courts recognize the issue does exist, the Judge has ruled the issue must be arbitrated, not litigated. Continue reading “Judge Rules Switch Joy-Con Drift Case Must Be Arbitrated”

Judge BTFOs Bogus Woman Soccer Lawsuit

March 2019 saw female soccer players file a joint lawsuit against their employer United States Soccer Federation Incorporated. Claiming both pay and accommodations disparity compared to their male counterparts who are employed by the same company. The two principle arguments presented for their case were the female team performed better than their male counterparts yet were paid less and Equal Pay Act and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 had been violated during their employment. Continue reading “Judge BTFOs Bogus Woman Soccer Lawsuit”

Activision Subpoenas Reddit To Identify Call Of Duty: Warzone Leaker

While Take-Two Interactive and Rockstar have lawyers going after modders for “obscene sexual content” in an M-rated game, we now have Activision sending Reddit a subpoena to find the person responsible behind the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare “Warzone” leak. Continue reading “Activision Subpoenas Reddit To Identify Call Of Duty: Warzone Leaker”

Lawsuit Against Nintendo’s Lack Of eShop Refunds Dismissed

Nintendo Lawsuit

Judge Isabel Jahn from the German court presiding over the case against Nintendo for not offering eShop refunds dismissed the lawsuit recently. Nintendo Everything picked up the news from Norwegian outlet Press Fire, who reported that the case was dismissed because Nintendo’s defense that the no-refund policy of the Nintendo eShop complies with European Union laws. Continue reading “Lawsuit Against Nintendo’s Lack Of eShop Refunds Dismissed”

CNN Settles Lawsuit With Covington High’s Nick Sandmann

Nick Sandmann CNN Lawsuit

Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann sued CNN, NBC, and The Washington Post last year for their misinformation spread about the rally that took place in Washington D.C., that involved the conflagration of Black Israelites, Native Americans, and the high school students. Initially the judge dismissed and then reversed the decision against The Washington Post, but the case against CNN was settled out of court. Continue reading “CNN Settles Lawsuit With Covington High’s Nick Sandmann”

Crytek Attempts To Stave Off Trial Against CIG Until Squadron 42 Releases

Star Citizen

Crytek’s lawsuit against Cloud Imperium Games for supposedly breaching the contract and developing two games on a supposed single license has hit a weird turn. They feel like in order to prove their case they’ll need a working copy of Squadron 42, and in order to do that they need for at least an alpha build to be released at some point, so they’ve requested to dismiss their claim against Cloud Imperium Games and delay the trial until October, 2020 because that’s when they believe some version of Squadron 42 may be released. Continue reading “Crytek Attempts To Stave Off Trial Against CIG Until Squadron 42 Releases”

Mangadex Temporarily Down Following Host Removing Site as a Result of Legal Pressure

Piracy has always been a contentious issue for entertainment industries, especially those beholden to investors who know less about market dynamics than those who sit in management. In one camp of companies you have those that understand the basic nature of the market. That while some people prefer fan translations or are too poor to otherwise support the official release. These people turn out to watch the anime, they occasionally buy the merchandise and even when they don’t, they serve as free advertisement through word of mouth and passionate posts across social media that draw in people who then do spend money on the IP. Continue reading “Mangadex Temporarily Down Following Host Removing Site as a Result of Legal Pressure”

Take-Two Takes Red Dead Mod Creator to Court Over Claimed Copyright Infringement

Back in September we covered how Take-Two’s goons were harassing the mod creator of Red Dead Redemption Damned Enhancement . At the time Gaming Damned swore that he wasn’t going to back down over the intimidation tactics and with his legal friend was prepared to fight it in court if necessary. Continue reading “Take-Two Takes Red Dead Mod Creator to Court Over Claimed Copyright Infringement”

Pokemon Company Granted Permission To Subpoena 4chan, Discord Over Pokemon Sword, Shield Leaks

Pokemon Subpoena

The Pokemon Company has reportedly been granted the ability to move forward with a subpoena on 4chan to find out the identity of the person who leaked the Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield content, which resulted in a public backlash against developer Game Freak, the makers of the Pokemon titles. Continue reading “Pokemon Company Granted Permission To Subpoena 4chan, Discord Over Pokemon Sword, Shield Leaks”

Vic Mignogna’s Appeal Moving Forward

Vic Mignogna Appeal

Vic Mignogna’s appeal is reportedly moving forward, or rather, it hasn’t been denied or dismissed. According to an update from Minnesota lawyer Nick Rekieta, Mignogna is moving forward with an appeal, and the defense have failed to dismiss Mignogna’s attempt to appeal. Continue reading “Vic Mignogna’s Appeal Moving Forward”

YouTube Blocks Uploads From Polish Channel wRealu24 TV For “Hate Speech”

Real24 TV Blocked

Marcin Rola’s wRealu24 TV channel on YouTube has received a one week suspension. He nor the team are able to upload any videos to the channel because, according to YouTube, they violated their “hate speech” policy. The block came after the channel had published videos defending Catholicism, Western values, and traditionalism. The channel is also highly critical of cultural movements like those in the LGBTQIA+ or the topic of migration. Continue reading “YouTube Blocks Uploads From Polish Channel wRealu24 TV For “Hate Speech””

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