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Copyright laws can seem confusing and difficult to navigate. To tell the truth, they are complicated. However, they are also important for creators to understand. Copyright laws determine what you can publish as your own original work, as well as what can lead to lawsuits against you. To give your work the best chance of survival, it is a good idea to become familiar with copyright and fair use law. Copyright and Fair Use Law…
Take-Two Interactive Software is a video game ownership company that owns many successful video game properties including 2K Sports and the Rockstar Games. Examining Take-Two’s privacy policy is a good way to get a feel for how privacy policy, and specifically Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is applicable in the video gaming industry. Responding to Criticism of Take Two’s Privacy Law Take Two’s privacy policy applies across the board to all of its products and all…
Privacy law encompasses the laws that deal with regulating and using people’s personal information which can be collected by governments, individuals or third parties. In the world of video games and online gaming, privacy law comes into play due to End User License Agreements or EULA. EULA’s are license agreements between a software product and a user that dictate the terms under which the product can be used and often have clauses allowing for the…
An End User License Agreement, or EULA, is a type of contract between a software application and its user. Specifically, a EULA works as a licensing contract, allowing the user to license the software within the permitted guidelines. Because a EULA is a license, it works differently from a typical contract. Licenses vs. Contracts A licensing agreement differs from a traditional contract in the same way that buying a car outright differs from leasing one.…
A guide for content host responsibilities to content creators under the DMCA The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is intended to update copyright law to deal with the regulation of digital media. When you upload any videos onto YouTube or make posts on social media, it falls under the DMCA. At its core, the DMCA exists to protect IP owners and to outline a specific set of rules for content hosts (e.g. YouTube, Instagram) in…