Valve hit with $2.1 million USD fine by Australian courts

This has been on the net for a while now but due to holiday season I didn't have much time to post this, anyway Valve lost its legal battle against Australia's competition watchdog earlier this year. It's all because of refunds. An Australian court has ruled that Valve must pay $2.15 million USD fine following the loss of its legal battle against the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. The fine…

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Game developer Digital Homicide banned by Valve!

Ever heard of Wyatt Derp? No? It's fine, I bet most of us haven't but the guys who created the game decided to sue 100 gamers who posted negative reviews on Steam. For $18 million! Yep. The have a history of suing, especially game critic Jim Sterling (from YouTube) with a ridiculous $10 million lawsuit for posting rude video reviews of their games since 2014. They were pretty fun to watch!…

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Valve is being taken to court by The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is alleging that Valve has not fulfilled mandatory consumer guarantees under the Australian Consumer Law. While neither Valve or Steam has any physical presence in Australia, the company must observe Australian law when it provides goods or services to Australians. “It is a breach of the Australian Consumer Law for businesses to state that they do not give refunds under any circumstances, including for…

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German consumer federation goes to court war with Valve

Sorry I didn’t post this earlier but now it’s here, check this out, finally someone BIG is going after Valve, Steam and it’s subscriber agreement. Can’t wait to see how this turns out! The Federation of German Consumers Association (VZBV) has taken issue with Valve and Steam. The VZBV tried to get Valve to allow Steam customers to at least be able to sell their game licenses to other users…

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Infinity Ward & Activision Will Have Their Day in Court

August 5th 2010 will be the next date for another hearing between these two companies who produced Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.  There has been a total of 3 lawsuits filed against Activision from former employees. Back on the 1st of March 2010 Activision fired West and Zampella, creators of the Call of Duty series, claiming they were insubordinate and broke their contract.  They fought back with a lawsuit…

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