Thursday Dec 08, 2022
BIAS?! | ”The Commission is Working to Ensure”...that Microsoft Loses (VL741)
The Internet is full of conspiracy theories. But when European Commission regulator Ricardo Cardoso told the world what the EC was going to do in Microsoft x Activision *BEFORE* the in-depth investigation had even begun...it's difficult to frame it as simply a theory.
Optics matter...in Virtual Legality.
#Microsoft #Xbox #Activision
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*** CHAPTERS 00:00 Introduction (Thanks LadyEmily!) 1:25 The Tweet 4:41 Optics Matter 8:45 Mueller's Report 14:56 Spokesproblem 16:30 Conclusion
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*** Discussed in this episode:
TWEETS/TWITTER PROFILES https://twitter.com/RCardosoEU/status/1590043081495412736 https://twitter.com/RCardosoEU/status/1591513230358224896 https://twitter.com/RCardosoEU https://web.archive.org/web/20190423173136/https://twitter.com/RCardosoEU https://twitter.com/FOSSpatents ARTICLES/BLOGS https://www.forbes.com/sites/paultassi/2022/11/12/eu-regulator-under-fire-for-promising-call-of-duty-will-remain-on-his-playstation/?sh=559f82d42462 https://www.local10.com/news/local/2022/11/03/judges-hugs-after-parkland-school-shooters-sentencing-become-controversial/ https://www.tweaktown.com/news/89481/european-commission-responds-to-perceived-bias-in-microsoft-activision-merger/index.html http://www.fosspatents.com/2022/11/sonygate-dg-comp-faces-worst-case.html
*** "Virtual Legality" is a continuing series discussing the law, video games, software, and everything digital, hosted by Richard Hoeg, of the Hoeg Law Business Law Firm (Hoeg Law).
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