Streaming, Congress, Jail and You

GGTL: "Whilst the piracy and free streaming of entertainment such as television, music and cinema content has always been a problem when it comes to the internet, a newly-proposed bill wants to make "public performance" by "electronic means" of "copyrighted content" in the United States a criminal, jailable offense. This prompts uncertainty amongst the gaming community, and poses questions about the nature of video content from games being streamed across the internet, linked to the unique nature of the videogames medium. Resident lawyer Joey Núñez analyses the bill's possible impact on gamers."

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knifefight2657d ago

Ah, "The Lord giveth and the government taketh away."
Some things never change.