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Video Grandpa Podcast 141 – Steimer!

Kristine Steimer joins to talk What’s Good Games, movie texting lawsuits, piña coladas, and how we all almost died as children.   Video Grandpa – Podcast 141 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week – The Sixth Glass Quadrupel Ale   The News Umami says its new veggie burger tastes like meat —

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Video Grandpa Podcast 071

Destiny, iWatch, and the future of pervasive technology. Video Grandpa – Podcast 071 or Subscribe with iTunes Links Beer of the Week – Brooklyn Local 1   The News Destiny launched, biggest new IP launch ever Ray Rice Comcast is breaching your web traffic to serve ads Microsoft paid $400M for NFL to use Surfaces,

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The Latest YouTube Copyright Troll is…Games Media?

Really weird story unfolding in this brand new year. It started normal enough, with an indie dev – Wolfire Games – getting an all-too-common ContentID strike on their YouTube channel:   Nice New Year’s present from @YouTube : they are flagging our own Overgrowth videos as violating copyright. Thanks guys! You shouldn’t have. — David

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Game Streaming Rules | Extra Life

With Extra Life coming up and copyright robots running wild, I thought I’d put together a list of links to the rules governing the streaming of different games. I’m not a lawyer, so none of this constitutes legal advice – but as I read the law and recent rulings, game streaming is illegal unless rights are

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“Mistaken” DMCA Notice Kills Benefit for Children’s Miracle Network

Well here we go again: another live stream killed by overzealous, negligent, and ultimately abusive application of the DMCA. Tonight’s UMG Gaming COD tournament was unexpectedly cut short, with viewers now seeing the following page:   What’s so much worse about this specific case is that all proceeds were supposed to go to the Children’s

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In Brilliant Move, Adobe Makes CS2 Illegally Free

The internet was aflutter earlier this week over reports that Adobe had quietly made CS2 freely available for download. While not current software by any means, many users were excited about a chance to maybe learn Photoshop or other programs without a significant financial commitment. Well, as most things are, it was too good to

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