Ethics

04.22.15
Germany rules that using ad-blocking software is legal
04.22.15

Germany rules that using ad-blocking software is legal

The ability to silence the constant braying of advertising is great, unless you're a publisher who...

By D. Cooper,   04.22.15
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02.12.15
Apple still faces challenges in the fight for better working conditions
02.12.15

Apple still faces challenges in the fight for better working conditions

The factories where our gadgets are built can be nasty, inhumane and sometimes lethal places to wo...

By D. Cooper,   02.12.15
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03.03.14
Grinding Gear's Wilson talks F2P ethics in Path of Exile
03.03.14

Grinding Gear's Wilson talks F2P ethics in Path of Exile

Gamasutra reports that over five million people have signed up to play Grinding Gear's Path of Exil...

By J. Reahard,   03.03.14
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01.18.14
Norwegian school teaches ethics with The Walking Dead
01.18.14

Norwegian school teaches ethics with The Walking Dead

A teacher at Nordahl Grieg Upper Secondary School in Bergen, Norway, is using Telltale's The Wal...

By S. Prell,   01.18.14
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04.03.13
The Azeroth Ethicist: Is it cheating to trick the LFR loot system?
04.03.13

The Azeroth Ethicist: Is it cheating to trick the LFR loot system?

Before I write anything else here, the issue to be discussed in this article will no longer exist...

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12.04.12
Korea Times quotes Mercedes Lackey calling City of Heroes closure 'unethical'
12.04.12

Korea Times quotes Mercedes Lackey calling City of Heroes closure 'unethical'

NCsoft's recent closure of City of Heroes didn't win the company any fans in the US market, but...

By E. Lefebvre,   12.04.12
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11.08.12
Ask Massively: Missives from the Massively yacht
11.08.12

Ask Massively: Missives from the Massively yacht

So here we are, lounging on the deck of our yacht, sipping cool drinks out of fake coconuts while...

By B. Royce,   11.08.12
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09.28.12
PBS draws link between digital music ethics and magic spells, somehow makes it look simple (video)
09.28.12

PBS draws link between digital music ethics and magic spells, somehow makes it look simple (video)

AAC files and the arcane don't have much in common on the surface. After some digging, however, PB...

By J. Fingas,   09.28.12
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08.24.12
TangiBot manufactures ethics controversy by replicating open-source Makerbot 3D printer
08.24.12

TangiBot manufactures ethics controversy by replicating open-source Makerbot 3D printer

A Kickstarter entry has managed to stir the fairness pot by touting a MakerBot Replicator clone ca...

By S. Dent,   08.24.12
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