Digital Media

Are Let’s Play videos legal?

Let’s Play videos (or LP videos for short) have grown significantly over the past few years as more and more gamers play PC games (or play console games on ROMs) and have easy access to screen capture and video editing software. But are they legal? Let’s discuss. What’s a Let’s Play video? A Let’s Play …

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Do I have to tell my audience if I’ve received a game and then reviewed it?

Congratulations! You’ve received your first video game from a developer or publisher as a gift and your review has been requested (or paid for). Do you have to tell your audience the behind-the-scenes details? Let’s take a step back here. Defining an influencer An influencer is a person who may be a celebrity or, even …

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What is media perils insurance?

Generally speaking, a media perils insurance policy protects the policyholder from lawsuits for libel and various intellectual property infringement claims. If the holder of the policy is sued for a covered claim, the insurance company would pay legal expenses to defend against the¬†lawsuit and also pay any monetary damages or settlements related to the claim. …

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Brandon J. Huffman to speak on virtual reality and law at Duke Law today

In what almost seems like an encore presentation of the Duke Sports and Entertainment Law Symposium’s panel presentation on virtual and augmented reality earlier this year, Brandon will be again speaking on a panel on VR at Duke Law today. He will be joined by local VR experts and will be the legal voice on …

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