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2 PSN hack settlement process begins

8 days 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?

9 days ago Harbottle & Lewis' Nic Murfett examines the ramifications of forthcoming legislation

1 British teen arrested in connection with PSN and Live hacks

15 days ago Apprehension of 18 year-old described as "significant" by police

1 Hotline Miami denied classification in Australia

16 days ago A sequence of implied sexual assault is at the core of the problem

1 Blizzard's Overwatch hits trademark snag

18 days ago Paintballing app and gun mount poses a problem for upcoming team shooter

Retired NFL player suit against EA proceeds

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

Lizard Squad hacker arrested

26 days 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"

A month ago GSC Gameworld re-opens for business, and comes out shooting

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31 Acceptable censorship?

Opinion A month 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

A month ago EA exec calls bans "nonsense" after receiving repeated abuse from same user

Nintendo and Philips settle patent dispute

A month ago Four lawsuits over two years finally put to bed

Sony settles over misleading Vita ads

2 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

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

Activision Blizzard settles buyout lawsuit

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

No Dragon Age: Inquisition for India as EA pulls RPG

2 months ago Local obscenity laws to blame, says EA, but same-sex relationships not the problem

Former Snail Games USA exec alleges racism and unfair dismissal

2 months ago David Runyan is suing CEO Shi Hai over a tumultuous year at the online developer

Ex-Oculus attorney launches new games law firm, investment company

2 months ago Dan Offner, former general counsel for Oculus, now looking to provide early stage capital and law advice for game companies

3 Bungie exec swatted

2 months ago Police respond to 911 call claiming an active hostage situation at developer's home

Glu Mobile sues Hothead over "rip off" Kill Shot

2 months ago Lawsuit alleges that Deer Hunter 2014 was cloned, right down to its mistakes

TIGA calls for tax relief on UK exports

2 months ago Gaming trade group wants government to drive growth by encouraging companies to sell abroad

EFF wants copyright exemption for abandoned games

2 months ago Group asks US to allow circumventing authentication checks for online games after publishers turn servers off

23 Wu offers $11K for harassment conviction

2 months ago Giant Spacekat dev also setting up legal fund for other victims

3 China to establish first ever IP court

2 months ago Two more to follow by the end of the year as part of broader legal reform

Judge dismisses Noriega lawsuit over Call of Duty

3 months ago Activision Blizzard rep calls it "a victory for works of art across the entertainment and publishing industries throughout the world"

Battlefield 4 class action suit suffers setback

3 months ago Judge tells plaintiffs they can't claim securities fraud or recklessness leading up to shooter's rocky launch

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