Entries in 'legal' (14)

Star Citizen backer contacts California Attorney General for $2,500 refund

Star Citizen backer contacts California Attorney General for $2,500 refund

One gamer who backed the crowdfunding campaign for ambitious sci-fi title Star Citizen has gone to extraordinary lengths to secure a refund.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 15th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Donkey Kong record holder's lawsuit against Cartoon Network dismissed

Donkey Kong record holder's lawsuit against Cartoon Network dismissed

Former Donkey Kong champion Billy Mitchell’s attempt to sue a cartoon show he claims stole his likeness has been thrown out of court.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 24th 2015 at 10:03AM in News
Nintendo wins major piracy protection court ruling

Nintendo wins major piracy protection court ruling

Nintendo has successfully taken an Italian seller of devices designed to allow pirated games to run to court – and won.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 16th 2015 at 1:27PM in News
Amazon sues over 1,000 fake reviewers

Amazon sues over 1,000 fake reviewers

US retail giant Amazon has issued a lawsuit against 1,114 people accused of posting fake product reviews on its website.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 19th 2015 at 9:05AM in News

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Are ad-blockers legal?

Are ad-blockers legal?

Ad-blockers charging websites to have their advertising ‘unblocked’ is not illegal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 10:40AM in News
Nintendo wins lawsuit regarding handheld patent

Nintendo wins lawsuit regarding handheld patent

Nintendo has emerged victorious after a company claimed that the platform holder's handheld consoles infringed on its patent.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 10:27AM in News
Lizard Squad member pleads guilty to 23 charges

Lizard Squad member pleads guilty to 23 charges

A 17-year-old member of hacker group Lizard Squad has pleaded guilty to 23 charges, including swatting. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 22nd 2015 at 12:20PM in News
How the EU 2015 VAT changes affect you

How the EU 2015 VAT changes affect you

New VAT laws next year will have a major impact on online games businesses.

on Aug 8th 2014 at 9:50AM in News

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Apple and Samsung agree to patent truce

Apple and Samsung agree to patent truce

Many of the ongoing legal tussles between smartphone giants Apple and Samsung have been called off.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2014 at 2:40PM in News
Clothing brand Diesel going legal on Dieselstörmers

Clothing brand Diesel going legal on Dieselstörmers

The developer of Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams has said it will resist a legal challenge from clothing firm Diesel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2014 at 9:35AM in News
Ultimate Gay Fighter forced to change name following legal threat

Ultimate Gay Fighter forced to change name following legal threat

‘An unnamed mixed martial arts promotional company’ is forcing upcoming title Ultimate Gay Fighter to change its name.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2014 at 3:36PM in News
Lawsuit looms over Battlefield 4 launch struggles

Lawsuit looms over Battlefield 4 launch struggles

A US law firm is investigating the possibility of suing EA over the technical problems that have beset the launch of Battlefield 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 9:48AM in News

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Mini golf chain issues cease and desist letter to Minecraft developer

Mini golf chain issues cease and desist letter to Minecraft developer

Minecraft developer Mojang has been served a cease and desist letter from US mini golf chain Putt-Putt regarding user-created levels using the likeness of the company’s courses.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 11th 2013 at 7:40AM in News