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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. The decision was made by the First Instance Tribunal of Milan against an importer and seller of so-called ‘circumvention devices’, with game copiers and mod chips given as two …

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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. This is as reported by local Canadian news publication Tri-city News – and spotted by Ars Technica. The teenager can’t be identified because of his age, but has admitted to crimes including extortion, public …

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The letter behind the law of Gfinity’s 18+ CoD tournament ruling

Gfinity’s 2015 Call of Duty Open announcement last Thursday was met with mixed reactions from fans and players alike, after it was revealed to be for over-18s only. The age restriction, a result of Gfinity’s policy to uphold the game’s PEGI rating, has caused some anger among younger members of …

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