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ELSPA delighted with R4 ruling

The UK anti-games piracy movement is enjoying a major victory today with news that the London High Court has ruled that the importing, advertising or sale of R4 cards is now officially illegal in the UK. UK games trade body ELSPA has welcomed the decision, which comes as a result …

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ELSPA director promoted at anti-piracy coalition

ELSPA’s director general Michael Rawlinson has been promoted to vice chairman of the Alliance Against IP Theft. The Alliance is a UK-based coalition of 20 associations and enforcement organisations that work to protect the industry’s IP rights. Rawlinson has been working with the organisation as treasurer for two years. With …

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MP Watson impressed with ELSPA/TIGA unity

Labour MP Tom Watson has publicly backed the newly announced ‘tax break partnership‘ between trade groups TIGA and ELSPA. Speaking to Develop, Watson said the move will give coherence and strength to the argument” for developers to receive tax breaks on games production in the UK. He added that the …

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ELSPA and TIGA partner for tax breaks

Britain’s two pivotal game trade associations are to team up in a bid to breathe new life into the campaign for game tax breaks. Both TIGA and ELSPA have formed a Steering Committee – purpose built for the UK tax relief campaign. An official statement read: The committee will address …

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UK games market falls 16% for H1 2010

Sales for video game software, hardware and accessories in the UK saw a decline of 16 per cent during the first half of 2010, it has been revealed today. Data from Chart-Track shows that sales made from the first 26 weeks of this year stand at 963m – a drop …

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ELSPA already lobbying over Change4Life

The UK video games industry has already leapt into action following news that the responsibility for to Government’s Change4Life campaign is to be handed over to the private companies that until now part-funded it. A large drive to cut Government spending costs has seen all state funding of the ad …

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