Friday, July 19, 2019

Winner winner copycat dinner – IP protection of battle royale game...

The announcement of the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 on 12 October 2018 was greeted with international fanfare. The previous release...

Pokémon Go – a brave new augmented reality world, now let’s...

Data Protection and Privacy of the User Data protection and privacy are probably the most obvious issues which affect Pokémon Go users given that the...

NEWSFLASH – Copyright infringement: The Pirate Bay does communicate to the...

The CJEU today handed down its judgment in the case of Ziggo which concerned the well-known peer-to-peer file sharing platform – The Pirate Bay....

Skin betting: the multi-billion dollar craze that’s taken hold of online...

Betting has always been inextricably linked to sport and the burgeoning world of esports is no exception. But out of this rapidly evolving space...

Classification of Video Games in Australia – A More Restrictive Approach

Background of classification in Australia The effect of a Refused Classification (RC) is a complete ban on the game in Australia, which means that the...

Binge-gaming? Subscription services and the gaming industry

A 'Netflix for video games'? At the end of February, Phil Spencer, Head of Microsoft's Xbox video gaming division, announced a new gaming subscription service,...

UK Government inquiry into the growth of immersive and addictive technologies

What triggered the inquiry? The inquiry follows wider recognition of the increasing impact of technology on our society. Ofcom...

The Apprenticeship Levy – how will it affect the media industry?

The Apprenticeship Levy – how will it affect the media industry? What is the levy? From 6 April 2017, all employers with an annual pay bill...

VIDEO: Influencing Media – putting digital to work

Your web browser does not support iframes, which means that the video Influencing Media: Putting digital to work cannot play.      The evening began with cocktails...

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