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Activistion Blizzard Faces Second Lawsuit Over First Lawsuit


A class action lawsuit filed today in the U.S. District Court of Central California on behalf of investors alleges that Activision Blizzard’s intentional failure to disclose its ongoing problems with sexual harassment and discrimination artificially inflated the company’s stock value. In layman’s...

Ubisoft And Bungie Suing Popular Cheat Seller Ring-1


Bungie and Ubisoft recently filed a lawsuit against the people who it claims are running Ring-1, a website that makes and sells cheats for various games like Destiny 2, PUBG, and Rainbow Six Siege. Both companies allege multiple offenses including copyright infringement and are seeking potentially...

Activision Blizzard Sued By California Over Widespread Harassment Of Women


Activision Blizzard, the publishing giant behind everything from Call of Duty to Overwatch, is being sued by the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing over a “frat boy” workplace culture that it alleges has led to years of harassment and abuse targeting the women in...

The Kyoto Animation Studio Tragedy Was Two Years Ago


Yesterday marked two years since the tragic arson attack at Kyoto Animation’s Studio 1 building in the Fushimi area. As Kotaku previously reported, the attack left 36 dead and another 33 injured. On Sunday, Kyoto Animation posted a roughly ten-minute memorial clip on YouTube, which was only...

Hong Kong Busts Money Laundering Ring Using Tether to Wash Millions


Authorities in Hong Kong have arrested four people suspected of money laundering a total of $155 million through cryptocurrency wallets and bank accounts. The city’s customs agency said this was its first case in which virtual money had been used to launder dirty cash. Money Laundering...

Shanghai Law Enforcement Officials, Scholars Talk Cryptocurrency


Representatives of law enforcement agencies and academia in Shanghai held a seminar devoted to cryptocurrencies, regulations, and the combating of crypto-related crime. Determining “the legal attributes of virtual currency” was among the main topics at the forum which also focused...

Studio Behind Demon Slayer Anime Indicted For Tax Evasion


Tokyo prosecutors have indicted anime studio Ufotable and its founder Hikaru Kondo for evading around $1.2 million in taxes. NHK and ANN News reports that between 2015 and 2018, the studio and Kondo hid around 4 million dollars in company earnings. According to sources, the president had a secret...

Nintendo Can’t Even Get $50 A Month From Sued Rom Site


Suing a video game rom site and being awarded $2.1 million in damages doesn’t mean much if the defendant can’t pay. Apparently, Nintendo’s having trouble collecting from RomUniverse founder Matthew Storman, who’s already missed a $50 monthly sanctions payment to the video game publisher.Read more

The Great Ace Attorney Is Worth The Four Year Wait


Yes! I was so stoked to see Capcom finally releasing English versions of The Great Ace Attorney games. The Ace Attorney series is one of my absolute favorites, and I know English-speaking fans have been desperate for a new entry to the series ever since we were left with Android and iOS releases...

Booker T. Loses Lawsuit Against Activision Over Call Of Duty Character


Pro wrestler Booker T. Huffman has lost his lawsuit against publisher Activision over the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 character Prophet. Huffman had argued the in-game character looked very, very similar to G.I. Bro, a character from his early wrestling days. However, a jury disagreed.Read more

Pokémon Leakers Settle Court Case, Have To Pay $150,000


Back in 2019, The Pokémon Company took some folks to court over a series of leaks that revealed information about Pokémon Sword & Shield before the game’s release. That case is now over, and the defendants are having to pay up.Read more

National Court of Spain Suspends John McAfee Extradition Hearing


The National Court in Spain has suspended the hearing destined to deal with the extradition request that John McAfee, the well known cryptocurrency influencer, has pending for its tax-related crimes in the U.S. The entrepreneur was apprehended in October last year in the El Prat Airport where...

Nintendo Sues ROM Site Into Oblivion


Back in 2019, we wrote about Nintendo’s efforts to shut down the website RomUniverse, which was hosting and even selling premium access to pirated copies of Nintendo games. That case is now over, the site is gone and Nintendo has been awarded $2.1 million in damages.Read more

Fleeing Lynchpin of Nigerian Crypto Ponzi Scheme Inksnation Captured


The lynchpin of Inksnation, one of Nigeria’s biggest crypto Ponzi Schemes, Omotade-Sparks Amos Sewanu, has been captured. According to Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Sewanu, who was on the run, was nabbed in Sokoto, a city located in the northwest part of...

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