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05.08.14
California's smartphone kill switch bill passes a second senate vote
05.08.14

California's smartphone kill switch bill passes a second senate vote

Perseverance pays off, it seems. Just weeks after California's senate shot down a bill that would...

By J. Fingas,   05.08.14
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04.14.14
Georgia passes law giving $25 million in video game tax breaks
04.14.14

Georgia passes law giving $25 million in video game tax breaks

Georgia governor Nathan Deal today signed a bill that will grant local video game developers $25 mi...

By Danny Cowan,   04.14.14
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02.27.14
Proposed GOP bill excludes violent software makers from tax credit
02.27.14

Proposed GOP bill excludes violent software makers from tax credit

The recently revealed Tax Reform Act of 2014 by House Republicans has caught the attention of som...

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02.03.14
Kentucky law could let kids swap foreign language classes for coding lessons
02.03.14

Kentucky law could let kids swap foreign language classes for coding lessons

Concerned that not enough is being done to help kids with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering a...

By D. Cooper,   02.03.14
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08.28.13
New Zealand Parliament bans software patents with a 117-4 vote
08.28.13

New Zealand Parliament bans software patents with a 117-4 vote

After five years of debate and a 117-4 vote, New Zealand's Parliament has passed a bill that says...

By M. Grey,   08.28.13
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01.17.13
House bill proposes fines on retail games without ESRB ratings, prohibition of some sales to minors
01.17.13

House bill proposes fines on retail games without ESRB ratings, prohibition of some sales to minors

Bill H.R.287, or the "Video Games Ratings Enforcement Act" as it will likely be more widely known,...

By J. Mallory,   01.17.13
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01.10.13
President Obama signs Video Privacy Protection bill, now Netflix can share to Facebook
01.10.13

President Obama signs Video Privacy Protection bill, now Netflix can share to Facebook

Netflix has been lobbying hard for changes to a law that it believed barred it from sharing the vi...

By R. Lawler,   01.10.13
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01.02.13
Events 2012: SOPA
01.02.13

Events 2012: SOPA

The Stop Online Piracy Act, had it been successfully enacted, would have given US law enforcement a...

By J. Mallory,   01.02.13
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12.05.12
AT&T offers personalized 'video bills' to explain and soothe in equal measure
12.05.12

AT&T offers personalized 'video bills' to explain and soothe in equal measure

We don't know if this has customers' interests at heart, or if AT&T's call center staff were j...

By S. Sakr,   12.05.12
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