Publications Incorrectly Report on Australian Piracy Incident, Blogger Gets It Half Right

Meet James Burt, the 24-year-old Australian man who recently settled a court case with Nintendo in the amount of $1.5 million for uploading a copy of New Super Mario Bros. Wii to the internet, according to a recent press release from Nintendo.

Now meet Stuart Campbell, a man who did a better job reporting the incident on his blog than a majority of the journalistic publications out there, even though he too fell short of the mark.

According to various publications – both gaming specific and general hard-news oriented – Burt was "fined" more than a million dollars for a single act of piracy and even convicted of piracy on criminal charges. So what does blogger Campbell have to say about all this?

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cyguration3083d ago

Gaming journalism will always be "gaming journalism".