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Crytek Breaks Tahitian Laws While Filming Foliage

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While photographing palm trees and foliage for its much anticipated tropically set Crysis video game, Crytek’s art director discovered that it is illegal to chop down trees or remove even a single leaf from a tree.

Source: Gamasutra

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University of Laverne Law School to Offer Video Game Law Course

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La Verne University Law School claims that the first class on computer game law in the U.S. was taught in 2002 by University of La Verne College of Law Professor Ashley Lipson. This year, Lipson and his colleagues have created a comprehensive schedule of course offerings that include “Multimedia Law,” “The Law of the Computer Games Industry” and “The Law of Cyberspace,” along with classes in intellectual property and entertainment law.
 
Sources: La Verne Press Release  |  Gamasutra
 
Dale’s Comment: A similar course (.doc) is taught at the University of Victoria and the University of British Columbia. I wish such a course existed back when I was in law school! :)

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