Editorial: Copyright Madness Hurts Gaming

Kris Erickson writes:

"Media Molecule representatives performed a sweep of the entire LittleBigPlanet userbase, looking for any level that might potentially offend trademark holders. The power of copyright laws is such that media companies now automatically and reflexively screen for offending content to ward of potential future lawsuits. "Playing it safe," they argue, ensures that they will be protected from litigation from individual copyright owners or lobby groups like the RIAA and MPAA down the line."

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clinker3630d ago

I agree, game companies like Media Molecule should stand up for fair use! That level called "failure to launch" or whatever, didn't even have anything to do with the movie, and they deleted it anyway. lame.