Megan

Megan is a video game industry veteran and guest blogs at Odinlaw.com

What is biometric data and how is it legally protected?

Biometric identification systems are becoming more common and data points are being tracked more regularly with the rise of new devices in the video game and VR industries. What is biometric data, though, and is this data currently legally protected? What is biometric data? “Biometrics” is the primary term for body measurements and calculations involving …

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What’s the difference between a contractor and an employee?

Classifying your workers correctly is important not only for your business’ finances but also for legal liability. Employment and labor laws affect different types of workers in different ways, and they are also taxed in different ways. What’s an employee? The IRS typically assumes workers are employees unless stated otherwise. Employees are workers who are …

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What’s the difference between a contest, sweepstakes and lottery?

Contests, sweepstakes and lotteries are all useful mechanisms for promoting a company online. But only some can be done legally, so businesses need to know the difference between them, however, if they’re going to use one as a marketing tool or offer a giveaway for their business. What’s a contest? A contest is an event …

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Do I need a commercial license to use games for an Internet Cafe?

Thinking of opening an Internet café/cybercafé? Be prepared to learn about the exciting world of commercial licensing! In order to legally offer a physical location where others will access content like video games (whether they pay for them or not), you must purchase commercial licenses of games. What is a commercial license? When you buy …

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