End User Licence Agreements, Modding & Streaming (in the US)- Ryan Campbell

When discussing rights in video games, EULA can be a complicated topic: it represents the rights that the gaming company is granting to anyone who buys a copy of their game. While there is a natural feeling of ownership in our games, this isn’t completely accurate. Despite purchasing a game, consumers do not have unlimited … Continue reading End User Licence Agreements, Modding & Streaming (in the US)- Ryan Campbell

Suneet Sharma published on GamesIndustry.biz! – A closer look at the Valve European Commission fine for geoblocking

Suneet has published an article on the recent fining of Valve by the European Commission. See the article at GamesIndustry.biz here: https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2021-03-18-geo-blocking-in-the-games-industry-a-closer-look-at-valves-ec-fine Thanks goes to Matthew Handrahan for his editing. LaG will be posting further articles in the future so be sure to sign up!

An Introduction to End User Licence Agreements

What is a End User Licence Agreement (EULA)? When a games company create a game they will have certain rights, responsibilities and information that they wish players to be bound by and informed of. A EULA provides this mechanism for informing and binding the player of a game to that particular games rights and obligations. … Continue reading An Introduction to End User Licence Agreements

What content creators need to know about privacy policies

Sites you visit, applications you use and services you take all have privacy policies – but what are they and why are they important, despite many people just check boxing them? Privacy policies govern the collection, management and protection of data Transparency and empowerment around the use of your data underpin the use of privacy … Continue reading What content creators need to know about privacy policies

Why do intellectual property rights matter to content creators?

Intellectual property rights ("IPR") are packages of rights which apply to content. It is these rights which allow us to get the most value out of our creations. If you are a content creator whether you code, voice act, develop, design or stream that content has value in the form of the underlying IPR which … Continue reading Why do intellectual property rights matter to content creators?