Posted by Sean on July 7th, 2011
But that is what a lot of people are reporting about Senate Bill S.798. The bill does increase the penalty for streaming copyrighted material, but that law has never applied to video games, and there’s no indication that it ever will.
YouTube makes a lot of ad revenue from streaming games. If they were worried, their lobbyists would descend upon congress like a plague of money-throwing locusts, and Capital Hill would drown under a flood of irate, idiotic youtube commentors with poorly-spelled signs. It would be like the internet version of a Tea Party rally.
So, let’s all just chill the hell out.