information and communications technology


Road to the IGF: Tholen, Lasch, Nelson Jr., and Cochran's Hypnospace Outlaw

Gamasutra - February 08, 2019 2600

Hypnospace Outlaw takes players to the information superhighway of a 90s internet-inspired cyberspace, having them enforce the laws of this digital place or decide to help its online populace. ...

Verizon is testing its own cloud-based game streaming service

Gamasutra - January 14, 2019 1247

Verizon Gaming is currently running in a selective alpha on the Nvidia Shield, though a Google Play rollout is reportedly planned for later this month. ...

Digital safety 2019: The new ‘middle layer’ of user care (Part 2)

Net Family News - January 07, 2019 864

Part 1 of this series was 2018 highlights. Now it’s time to shine light on some interesting ideas and developments that people have surfaced for a better Internet in 2019 and beyond. We’ll look at a new middle layer of user care that’s being discussed by some – and gradually being built out, little by […]

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Bethesda resolves copyright lawsuit against Westworld devs

Gamasutra - January 03, 2019 651

Bethesda Softworks has resolved a lawsuit it brought against Behaviour Interactive and Warner Bros. last June for copyright infringement, breach of contract and unfair competition.  ...

Thailand elections: contender may be charged after sharing fake news

The Guardian (Technology & Internet) - March 05, 2019 184

Deputy head of up-and-coming Future Forward party falls foul of new online content laws

The deputy leader of an up-and-coming political party contesting Thailand’s general election has become the latest target of heavily restrictive online content laws after unwittingly sharing a false news article.

A spokeswoman for the Future Forward party said on Tuesday that a representative of the ruling military junta had filed a police complaint accusing Pongsakorn Rodchompoo of violating the Computer Crime Act, which carries a penalty of up to five years in jail.