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Submitted by ftwrthtx 387d ago | news

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Rejects EA, NCAA Appeal in Player Likeness Case

Today a U.S. court of appeals handed down a ruling in the high-profile case against Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: EA) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) over the use of student-athletes’ likenesses in video games, gutting Electronic Arts’ claim that the practice is protected by the First Amendment. (EA, Industry, NCAA Basketball 10, NCAA football 14, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

ftwrthtx  +   387d ago
EA can't seem to catch a break in court
taiyed80  +   387d ago
they've been catching breaks for decades..
brish  +   387d ago
In layman's terms, they were ripping off players likeness to make money. They should have lost because they were wrong.

This is another point to help them win next years worst company in America award.
BillytheBarbarian  +   387d ago
Dirty EA is getting what was coming since they started blocking other publishers from putting out competitive sports games.
MadMen  +   387d ago
EA how about you stop having exclusive licenses and maybe youll shine in a better light.
manageri   387d ago | Spam

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