The Problem with the Pinkertons

Recently, the security company that owns the IP attached to the vernarable complicated and tarnished name of Pinkerton decided to send a cease and desist letter to Rockstar games requesting payment for use of their name in Red Dead Redemption 2. Take-Two, the publisher of the game, has since countersued the Pinkerton Consulting & Investigations, […]

The ROM Drama

A major site that hosts ROMS of classic video games has shut down because they are being sued by Nintendo. There’s a lot of discussion around this topic circulating in games journalism. Here’s a few pieces https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/08/emuparadise-shuts-down-rom-downloads-amid-lawsuit-fears/ https://kotaku.com/in-defense-of-roms-a-solution-to-dying-games-and-broke-1828340811 What are this issue There are some issues at play here that don’t seem complex at first, […]

I Read This: June 12, 2018

Neat Silicon Valley has a problem with conservatives. But not the political kind. – Vox Uncool Falcons’ star Julio Jones is not a happy mini-camper Trump’s Trade Adviser Apologizes for ‘Inappropriate’ Trudeau Comments Buckhead residents sue Bobby Jones Golf Course developer I didn’t see this coming Mike Pence will address Southern Baptists — just as […]