Geek Links of the Week

The MPAA tried taking down /r/FullLengthFilms because of piracy and all that. What they didn’t realize is that 1) Google isn’t going for it; and 2) They more than quadrupled the popularity of the subreddit in a textbook case of the Streisand Effect. [Vice]

Are you interested in being a YouTube Let’s Player and trying to become internet famous? A video game lawyer has some tips to help you avoid copyright issues on YouTube. [Gamasutra]

I’ve got two Vice links for you today. This one looks at the first video game and internet addiction rehab centre in America. [Vice]

Living in Northern Ontario, eSports isn’t really a big deal. So it’s pretty cool to see the scale of some of these events like this look at how big DreamHack Summer 2014 was. [Red Bull]


About Steve Murray

Steve is the founder and editor of The Lowdown Blog and et geekera. On The Lowdown Blog, he often writes about motorsports, hockey, politics and pop culture. Over on et geekera, Steve writes about geek interests and lifestyle. Steve is on Twitter at @TheSteveMurray.

Posted on June 27, 2014, in Links of the Week. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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