News of the Week; July 3, 2013

1. Beyonce Settles $100M Lawsuit With Video Game Company: http://m.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/beyonce-settles-100m-lawsuit-video-570509

2. First Amendment trumps trademark in Call of Duty Case: http://www.lexology.com/library/detail.aspx?g=ffdae5cd-2b28-4776-8920-8e3518608810

3. Antonick v. Electronic Arts (Patent Arcade Update): http://www.patentarcade.com/2013/06/antonick-v-electronic-arts.html?utm_content=buffer0a9d1

4. Texas Teen Could Face Eight Years in Prison for Comments Made in League of Legendshttp://www.gamepolitics.com/2013/06/28/texas-teen-could-face-eight-years-prison-comments-made-league-legends#.UdIBqhZC5TM

5. Blizzard Bans More Diablo III Players for ‘Cheating’: http://lazytechguys.com/news/blizzard-bans-more-diablo-iii-players-for-cheating/

6. 10 Business Lessons from the Battlefield: http://www.slideshare.net/mrcoryjim/10-business-lessons-from-the-battlefield-ep utm_source=slideshow&utm_medium=ssemail&utm_campaign=weekly_digest

7. Consoles must offer self-publishing to attract indies, says Jackbox: http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2013-06-28-self-publishing-a-deal-breaker-for-jackbox-games

8. How Important Are YouTube Game Videos To Game Companies?: http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20130702/06235623689/how-important-are-youtube-game-videos-to-game-companies.shtml

9. Microsoft explains Xbox One’s new griefer-separating reputation system: http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2013/07/microsoft-explains-xbox-ones-new-griefer-separating-reputation-system/

10. Video Games: Seven More Building Blocks in MoMA’s Collectionhttp://www.moma.org/explore/inside_out/2013/06/28/video-games-seven-more-building-blocks-in-momas-collection

11. Zynga Hires Xbox Boss to Initiate Turnaround: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/07/01/xbox-chief-is-leaving-microsoft/

12. Ubisoft warns millions of video gamers of hack attack: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-23159997

13. Bushnell: Atari abused by shareholders: http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2013-07-03-bushnell-atari-abused-by-shareholders

14. Research: Active Gaming Therapy Beneficial to Stroke Victim Recovery: http://gamepolitics.com/2013/07/02/research-active-gaming-therapy-beneficial-stroke-victim-recovery#.UdTIQRZC5TM

15. Oracle v Google update: is refusing copyright protection to application programming interfaces (APIs) the only way to achieve interoperability?: http://www.reedsmith.com/Oracle-v-Google-Update-Is-refusing-copyright-protection-to-Application-Programming-Interfaces-APIs-the-only-way-to-achieve-interoperability-06-21-2013/

16. Secret Court Declassifies Yahoo’s Role in Disclosure Fight: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/06/28/secret-court-declassifies-yahoos-role-in-disclosure-fight/

17. NSA surveillance may be legal — but it’s unconstitutional: http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2013-06-21/opinions/40110321_1_electronic-surveillance-fisa-nsa-surveillance

18. Choice of Law for Online Copyright Infringement – A Proposal for the Law Applicable to Ubiquitous File Sharing by S.R. Blackman: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2286403

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