Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, the loss of generativity and the loss of community

My friend Dan at Ausgamers has a great review of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Lots of interesting information, but what strikes me is the way that Infinity Ward / Activision have worked to seize a lot of control over PC gaming – a trend we may be seeing more. Dan says: Lastly, no[…]

ACTA copyright negotiations underway still secret, still worrying

[ Reposted from EFA blog ] The new round of Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) negotiations has started in Seoul. This round sees the introduction of the long-anticipated internet enforcement measures, which the US has drafted in secret. Michael Geist reports that the draft text is modeled on the US – South Korea free trade agreement,[…]