News of the Week; May 15, 2013

1. EA will no longer pay gun makers for the right to depict weapons in games:

2. ‘Xbox Killer’ Takes Conviction Fight to Florida Supreme Court

3. Research: Frequent Exposure to Violent Games May Have ‘Desensitizing Effect’:

4. Vice President Sees No Legal Hurdles in Enacting Sin Tax on Violent Media

5. Blizzard Donates Money Made from Diablo III Gold Glitch to Children’s Charity

6. Make Your Own Video Game With No Coding Required:

7. Appeals court ruling could be ‘death’ of software patents:

8. The Intellectual Property Implications of Low-Cost 3D Printing by S. Bradshaw, A. Bowyer & P. Haufe:

9. Google, Twitter, Facebook and the new global battle over the future of free speech:

10. Are end-user agreements for tangible products on the horizon?:

11. The state of Internet privacy in 2013: Research roundup:

12. In the not entirely relevant category:

A Theory of Justice, the Musical Imagines Philosopher John Rawls as a Time-Traveling Adventurer

13. And in the could we possibly be more prejudiced and out of date category:

Nintendo of Japan Patches Out Same-Sex Relationships in Tomodachi Collection: New Life