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Video Game Streamers: Free promotion, copyright infringement, or both?

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Just before New Year, a controversial piece of US legislation tucked into a COVID-19 relief package had people who stream video gameplay online concerned that their livelihood was about to be criminalized. While a careful reading of the legislation reveals that the initial reaction was unwarranted and perhaps overblown, it does raise some interesting questions about the legal status of “streamers” and the interplay between … Continue reading Video Game Streamers: Free promotion, copyright infringement, or both? »

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