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17 17-year-old pleads guilty to swatting

3 days ago British Columbian admits to 23 offences, harassment mostly aimed at young women who played League of Legends

15 Rockstar sues BBC

4 days ago Publisher claims upcoming film about Grand Theft Auto infringes on its trademarks

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ESA hires Ex-Viacom exec as general counsel

6 days ago Stanley Pierre-Louis signs on with gaming industry trade organization

2 Duke Nukem rights suit settled

7 days ago Gearbox, 3D Realms, and Interceptor Entertainment reach agreement in dispute over Duke Nukem: Mass Destruction

Former Interzone CEO facing a maximum 120 years in jail

20 days ago Marty L. Brickey charged with wire fraud and money laundering related to five different companies

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3 All for one and one for all?

20 days ago The erosion of national markets across the European Union

GamerGate meetup halted by bomb threat

21 days ago Police interrupt weekend Washington, D.C. gathering of movement supporters

37 Maximum sentence for internet trolls raised to 2 years in the UK

A month ago Proposed legislation now in effect, quadruples the previous maximum sentence

Rovio awarded $2.7 million in copyright case

A month ago Toy Amazon Corporation ordered to pay up after failing to attend the court hearing

1 FTC approves Sony PS Vita settlement

A month ago Early adopters to receive $25 cash or up to $100 in games as amends for deceptive advertising

3 Sony's US Bloodborne trademark expired on launch day

2 months ago Corporation files for extension after mix-up

8 Lilith Games suing uCool over cloning

2 months ago Says Heroes Charge is "identical to Soul Clash"

Twitter tweaks harassment reporting

2 months 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

2 months 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

2 months ago October court date set by California judge over unauthorised payments made by children

4 Dealing with harassment

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

3 FCC sets net neutrality rules

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

20 Bethesda triggers trademark dispute over Fortress Fallout

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

China hits Qualcomm with record $975m antitrust fine

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

16 Streamer 'Swatted' mid-broadcast after being doxxed

3 months 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

3 months 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

4 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?

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

1 British teen arrested in connection with PSN and Live hacks

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

1 Hotline Miami denied classification in Australia

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

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