Taking someone else's content in toto and repurposing it for your own use is certainly neither legal nor "fair use." Commentary and critical review are limited in the amount of the original content that can be used and that limitation is certainly not the 100% used by LP videos. » 6/24/13 11:32am 6/24/13 11:32am

The PC presented in this article has LOWER specs than Orbis/Durango, costs more, and the games running will be hampered by the Windows environment and not optimized to the machine. In short, you're spending more money for less gaming capability. Why? theinfinitegoof may be a little high (I would say a good gaming rig… » 2/12/13 3:18pm 2/12/13 3:18pm

"Companies exist to make money" would be better stated as "companies exist to stay in business." The real point of the argument Mr. Sterling rants about is "if the complainers win, the company loses money and goes out of business and we all lose." That argument may or may not be valid in a particular scenario, but it… » 1/31/13 8:25am 1/31/13 8:25am

Fascinating. You can't copyright a title, so unless Rockstar has a trademark on L.A. Noire (difficult to imagine considering the book mentioned predates their game, so there's prior art to prevent a trademark), Rockstar has no case. I guess they just want to avoid taking the time and money to prove all that in court. » 1/24/13 11:28pm 1/24/13 11:28pm

If a company does not want its employees to leave to work for a competitor, then the company has the option of signing their employees to contracts with no compete clauses. However, most companies wish to hire their employees on an "at will" basis, without contracts, so this behind-the-scenes collusion to restrict… » 1/23/13 8:22am 1/23/13 8:22am

Ummm...if a Kickstarter doesn't reach its funding goal, no money is paid by backers and no money is paid to the Kickstartee (is that a word?). No money changes hands AT ALL until the end of the Kickstarter campaign. So, yeah, your scenario isn't applicable. » 1/19/13 4:16am 1/19/13 4:16am