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S1:E9 - Investing in Esports: Putting Your Money Where Your Mouse Is

S1:E9 - Investing in Esports: Putting Your Money Where Your Mouse Is

June 5, 2019

Join Steve and Nick as they discuss the spectacular rise of esports, as well as various ways companies are investing in esports. They are joined by startup and venture capital attorney Adam Smith, who highlights some of the concerns unique to investing in esports and businesses in this space.

S1:E8 - Censoring Online Influencers: FTC Endorsement Guidelines and the First Amendment

S1:E8 - Censoring Online Influencers: FTC Endorsement Guidelines and the First Amendment

May 22, 2019

The FTC regulates endorsements and promotions by online influencers, including those in the gaming space. Join Steve and Nick as they discuss these guidelines as well as best practices for both influencers and companies behind the campaigns. They also interview First Amendment lawyer Justin Wales and discuss the guidelines’ impact on online speech.

S1:E7 - Unfinished Business: Legal and Practical Issues with Early Access Games

S1:E7 - Unfinished Business: Legal and Practical Issues with Early Access Games

May 8, 2019

Steve and Nick explain the Early Access model for releasing games, explore the legal and practical considerations that come with it, and debate its impact on the gaming industry.

CF on Cyber: GDPR Regulator Takes Narrow View of

CF on Cyber: GDPR Regulator Takes Narrow View of "Contract" Basis for Processing Data

April 26, 2019

Under the GDPR, businesses need to specify their basis for processing personal data, and the European Data Protection Board has recently released guidelines (2/2019) that take a narrow view of the "contract" basis under Article 6(1)(b). Join Mike Yaeger and Steve Blickensderfer as they discuss the guidelines and how they affect compliance for US businesses.

S1:E6 -  The Impact of Net Neutrality on the Esports and E-Gaming Industry

S1:E6 - The Impact of Net Neutrality on the Esports and E-Gaming Industry

April 24, 2019

Steve and Nick discuss the state of the law on net neutrality, and the cases for and against it. They also explore its rarely discussed impact on esports and the video game industry with professional streamer Kevin Murray (aka kmagic101), who offers valuable insight and a unique perspective on this hot-button topic.

S1:E5 -  Bugging Out: The Legal Effects of Bugs and Glitches in Games

S1:E5 - Bugging Out: The Legal Effects of Bugs and Glitches in Games

April 10, 2019

Steve and Nick explore the legal consequences of bugs in video games and exploits in esports with litigator and former prosecutor Jack Clabby.

The Developing Climate: How Climate Change Affects the Development Industry

The Developing Climate: How Climate Change Affects the Development Industry

April 4, 2019

In this podcast, Ken Tinkler and James Parker-Flynn discuss what developers need to know about climate change and its impact on the development industry – now and in the future.

S1:E4 - Raiding Your Vault: Cybersecurity in Gaming

S1:E4 - Raiding Your Vault: Cybersecurity in Gaming

March 26, 2019

Steve and Nick discuss cybersecurity incidents impacting the video game industry, from brute-force attacks to swatting. They also interview professional streamer Ben Bowman (AKA Professor Broman), and review potential legal recourse for those who have suffered a gaming-related cyber incident.

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