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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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Criminalizing Gameplay Capture Hurts Everyone

Published on July 2, 2013, by in Featured, Gaming, Tech.

Since E3 we’ve been talking a lot about what the gameplay capture landscape will look like when the new consoles launch this fall – specifically, whether or not we’ll be able to capture using anything besides Sony’s or Microsoft’s built-in tools. This centers around HDCP – High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection – and whether or not

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The Weird Legality of Video Game Streaming

Saw this Tweet from Twitch.tv a few weeks ago: For those picking up Dead or Alive 5 tonight, please do not broadcast until 6AM PDT, September 25, per Tecmo’s request. Thank you! — Twitch (@TwitchTV) September 24, 2012 Now I’m not active in the Twitch community, so this is probably more surprising to me than

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Video Grandpa Podcast 002

Episode 2! We’re discussing video game capture hardware, iOS 6, Photokina, Nielsen’s vague racism, and Ty’s anger at US cellphones. Special guest @caleblawson live from Tokyo Game Show. Beer via @RealAleBrewing, questions via @TheMrFraz and @JamesTSkywalker.   Video Grandpa – Podcast 002 or Subscribe with iTunes   This week’s related links: Video Game Capture Hardware

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Fox Takes Tiny Step Into 21st Century With Digital HD

Today Fox is launching their Digital HD initiative, offering HD movie releases for purchase digitally three weeks before retail release for about $15 each. The first will be the movie Prometheus, which is supposedly available starting today on iTunes, VUDU, PlayStation, Xbox, Google Play and YouTube. I say supposedly because it wasn’t available on many of these

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Video Grandpa Podcast 001

Welcome to the Video Grandpa Podcast! Every week, Ty Root and I will be discussing what we care about in the worlds of tech, video production, gaming, and beer. We’ll be bringing on special guests and probably swearing a lot. This is our first run at podcasting – it’ll get smoother as time goes on,

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