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Pixelmon Minecraft mod withdrawn

Pixelmon Minecraft mod withdrawn The Pok�mon Company has ordered that Pixelmon, one of the most popular mods for Minecraft, be withdrawn.A member of the Pixelmon team broke the news to the mod's community last week, stating that it will be "shutting our doors" following "a request from The Pok�mon Company.

Overwatch League vulnerable to MLB trademark dispute

Overwatch League vulnerable to MLB trademark dispute A potential trademark dispute has emerged between Overwatch developer Blizzard and Major League Baseball.The issue centres around the former's logo for the recent Overwatch League, which MLB asserts may be too similar to its own - thus, infringing on its trademark.

Copyright dispute sees River City Ransom: Underground temporarily pulled from Steam

Copyright dispute sees River City Ransom: Underground temporarily pulled from Steam A legal dispute has emerged between the developers of River City Ransom: Underground and one of the game's composers.Steam removed the title from its marketplace last Friday after composer Alex Mauer filed a Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DCMA), asserting that the game's developer Conatus Creative did not have her permission to use music she created for the game.

Location-based augmented reality games now protected by First Amendment

Location-based augmented reality games now protected by First Amendment A court ruling in the United States has been hailed as a victory for developers making augmented reality games, deeming it impossible to enforce restrictions on AR and location-based titles.Ars Technica reports that this prompted a lawsuit from California-based studio Candy Lab as this affected its own title Texas Rope 'Em, a poker-themed titled with location-based and augmented reality functions.

United States lifts laptop and electronics ban from Middle East flights

United States lifts laptop and electronics ban from Middle East flights The United States government has lifted the restrictions imposed earlier this year preventing passengers from packing laptops, games consoles or other electronics into their hand luggage.The controversial ban was targeted specifically at people travelling from ten Middle East airports or using nine airlines from that area.

Texas Wants To Make It Legal To Run Over Protesters

Texas Wants To Make It Legal To Run Over Protesters As a city, we’ve gotten pretty good about keeping things civil at these things, too!But that civility could be tossed out the window by a new bill filed by Pat Fallon of Texas House District 106 in Denton County.

Blizzard shuts down legacy WoW server hours after launch

Blizzard shuts down legacy WoW server hours after launch The "Felmyst" server was intended to emulate WoW's first expansion pack, Burning Crusade, which launched in January 2007.A Reddit post by the server's creator, who uses the name "Gummy52", teased last week's launch, stating an aim to, "set a new standard in warcraft emulation.

Pokemon Go Fest attendees sue Niantic

Pokemon Go Fest attendees sue Niantic Niantic can't put last weekend's Pokemon Go Fest behind it just yet.According to Polygon, a number of attendees have filed a class-action lawsuit against Pokemon Go developer Niantic over the botched event, where CEO John Hanke was booed by attendees who found themselves unable to actually play the game.

Puts things into perspective

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The Podcast: Beating the bootlegs

The  Podcast: Beating the bootlegs We are joined by Kostya Lobov of legal experts Harbottle & Lewis to discuss IP protection.Naturally, this might not apply to all listeners so why not take this chance to catch up on some of our recent episodes?

Rockstar sued by owners of Miss Cleo - Report

Rockstar sued by owners of Miss Cleo - Report In the suit, Psychic Readers Network is claiming that the game's Haitian gang leader Auntie Poulet unlawfully took the image and accent of the Miss Cleo character, which it owns the rights to.The Auntie Poulet character was voiced by actress Youree Dell Harris, who also played Miss Cleo in the original TV psychic hotline ads from which the character originated.

Daily News August 02-2017

Daily News August 02-2017 Later, after the issue attracted media attention, Google abruptly reversed its position and reinstated the Gmail account.When he complained formally to Google, Peterson received a reply from the“We understand you’ve recently been unable to access your Google account, and we appreciate you contacting us,”Google replied in the e-mail.

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Alleged misuse of children's data lands Subway Surfers studio in court

Alleged misuse of children's data lands Subway Surfers studio in court Parents in two American states have taken action against a part of Danish games developers, claiming that their titles shared children's personal data with other companies.Sybo Games and Kiloo Games face lawsuits filed in New York and California, citing the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, Gamasutra reports.

Disney and Unity accused of collecting children's personal information

Disney and Unity accused of collecting children's personal information The Walt Disney Company is facing a lawsuit in California following allegations that its mobile games have been illegally collecting personal information from the children that play them.Specifically, Disney Princess Palace Pets has been accused although the suit has been expanded to cover 42 other titles that are also reportedly guilty of the same offence, Gamasutra reports.

Nintendo sued over alleged patent violation by Switch controllers

Nintendo sued over alleged patent violation by Switch controllers A peripherals manufacturer is suing Nintendo, alleging that the design of the new Switch console is too similar to one of its own devices.Engadget reports that Gamevice deems the Nintendo Switch violates its patent for a device with a "flexible bridge section" combined with detachable controllers.

Former footballer Edgar Davids wins lawsuit against Riot Games

Former footballer Edgar Davids wins lawsuit against Riot Games The case centred around Striker Lucian, a skin that reimagines the character as a soccer player with sunglasses and a distinct hairstyle.This defence was weakened somewhat by a tweet from Riot's then-QA analyst Baconhawk back in 2014.