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Twitch dubbed Metallica’s BlizzCon performance to avoid a copyright claim

Twitch is more than a little jittery about copyright, and that’s having an effect even for events where you’d think it would be safe. Metal Injection and Variety report that Twitch abruptly cut off and dubbed over Metallica’s BlizzCon 2021 performance (not pictured here). As “Enter Sandman” got underway, the streaming service abruptly replaced the …

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G4 returns today on YouTube and Twitch

Comcast Ahead of its return later this year, G4 will air a new series called B4G4 on YouTube and Twitch. It starts streaming today (Friday, January 29th). Among other content, the series will feature comedy sketches, game reviews and music parodies, with fans getting the chance to submit their own work to the show through …

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Buying Items and Services With Bitcoin: A Look at Crypto Asset Accepting Merchants in 2021

<div class=”featured_image_container”> </div> <b>While the price of bitcoin and numerous cryptocurrencies have jumped in value, a great number of merchants have been willing to accept digital currencies for goods and services. These days a crypto proponent can buy literally anything with their crypto assets and some of these items are very unique and extraordinary.</b> Crypto …

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Twitch’s Trump ban sustained after leaving office

Enlarge / Photo illustration of the Twitch logo on a smartphone. Getty Images | Thomas Trutschel On Wednesday, an automated alert about Twitch account bans included a somewhat surprising account name: “@DonaldTrump.” The surprise came because Twitch had already “indefinitely suspended” the former president’s official Twitch channel on January 7 in the wake of his January …

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After Math: 24-hour PogChamps and 56-inch ‘Hyperscreens’

So, wild week huh. Probably not how most of us had hoped to start the new year off, but hey, it didn’t really pan out for the president either what with Twitter and Facebook having finally suspended Donald Trump’s social media accounts. And as if that wasn’t crisis enough, a whole bunch of other things …

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Twitch disables Donald Trump’s account

Carlos Barria / reuters Yet another tech platform has taken action against President Donald Trump in connection to Wednesday’s riot at the US Capitol. On Thursday, Twitch disabled the president’s account, meaning he can no longer use the platform to stream to his followers. “In light of yesterday’s shocking attack on the Capitol, we have …

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FTC kicks off sweeping privacy probe of nine major social media firms

Enlarge Aurich Lawson / Ars Technica The Federal Trade Commission is stepping up its digital privacy work and has asked just about every major social media platform you can think of to explain what personal data it collects from users and why. The requests for information went out today to nine platforms (or their parent …

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AOC will return to Twitch tonight for another round of ‘Among Us’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez/Twitch Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is set to make her return to Twitch tonight for another round of Among Us. She’ll join forces with MP Jagmeet Singh, the leader of Canada’s New Democratic Party, for her second live stream on the platform. Canadian Members of Parliament & US Members of Congress venting each other into …

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Twitch explains confusing copyright crackdown, urges users to delete videos

Enlarge / Photo illustration of the Twitch logo on a smartphone. Getty Images | Thomas Trutschel Twitch today apologized to users for how it handled a copyright crackdown last month, but the site still told streamers that they will have to stop using copyrighted recordings to avoid further takedown notices. Twitch—the popular game-streaming site acquired by …

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Ninja signs with CAA as he seeks to expand from streaming to Hollywood

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins attends the Time 100 Gala 2019 at Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 23, 2019 in New York City. Sean Zanni via Getty Images After a year that saw Tyler “Ninja” Blevins take his talents from Twitch to Mixer to YouTube and, eventually, back to Twitch, the game streamer has signed with …

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