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3 Sony's US Bloodborne trademark expired on launch day

3 days ago Corporation files for extension after mix-up

8 Lilith Games suing uCool over cloning

5 days ago Says Heroes Charge is "identical to Soul Clash"

Twitter tweaks harassment reporting

11 days ago Victims of abuse can now be sent email summaries to aid law enforcement efforts

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4 Taking the fear out of contracts

15 days ago Adriaan de Jongh had to understand legalese before he could create a tool to help devs eliminate it; he just didn't expect to enjoy it so much

6 Facebook to stand trial over virtual currency

16 days ago October court date set by California judge over unauthorised payments made by children

4 Dealing with harassment

23 days ago Zoe Quinn, Elizabeth Sampat, Donna Prior, and Neha Nair give advice based on their own experiences

3 FCC sets net neutrality rules

30 days ago US regulators reclassify broadband as a telecom service, prohibiting blocking, throttling, and paid prioritization practices

20 Bethesda triggers trademark dispute over Fortress Fallout

A month ago "Essentially, we're being strong-armed into having to change our name" - BluBlox Games

China hits Qualcomm with record $975m antitrust fine

A month ago Chip-maker won't contest the fine, but admits "disappointment" at the result

16 Streamer 'Swatted' mid-broadcast after being doxxed

A month ago Police raid house of Joshua Peters, aim rifles at 10-year old brother

1 Left Behind Games revenue scheme hits $6 million in charges

A month ago Ronald Zaucha fined $2.6 million for his role in a plan to inflate the Christian developer's revenue by 1300 per cent

2 PSN hack settlement process begins

2 months ago Customers whose information was stolen in 2011 can make a claim for a downloadable PS3 or PSP game

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Europe's data protection laws are changing, are you prepared?

2 months ago Harbottle & Lewis' Nic Murfett examines the ramifications of forthcoming legislation

1 British teen arrested in connection with PSN and Live hacks

2 months ago Apprehension of 18 year-old described as "significant" by police

1 Hotline Miami denied classification in Australia

2 months ago A sequence of implied sexual assault is at the core of the problem

1 Blizzard's Overwatch hits trademark snag

2 months ago Paintballing app and gun mount poses a problem for upcoming team shooter

Retired NFL player suit against EA proceeds

2 months ago Appeals court rules complaint over use of former players' likenesses in Madden can go forward

Lizard Squad hacker arrested

2 months ago Member of group claiming responsibility for PSN, Xbox Live downtime arrested for unrelated cyber-fraud

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2 "It's a hard time for Ukraine, but a good time to be a proud Ukrainian"

3 months ago GSC Gameworld re-opens for business, and comes out shooting

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31 Acceptable censorship?

Opinion 3 months ago Why are people so outraged about retailers pulling Grand Theft Auto V when the industry condones far more damaging censorship as a matter of routine?

22 Peter Moore calls out Twitter for permitting harassment

3 months ago EA exec calls bans "nonsense" after receiving repeated abuse from same user

Nintendo and Philips settle patent dispute

3 months ago Four lawsuits over two years finally put to bed

Sony settles over misleading Vita ads

4 months ago Early adopters of handheld to receive $25 cash or $50 voucher; FTC also goes after advertising firm for astroturfing Twitter campaign

5 CCP Games shuts down Vampire The Masquerade fan remake

4 months ago Confusion over IP rights brings a year-long effort to a close

Activision Blizzard settles buyout lawsuit

4 months ago CoD and WoW publisher will receive $275 million

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