A recent controversy within online gaming community involves the video blogger Anita Sarkeesian and her video series “Tropes vs. Women in Video Games.” Sarkeesian’s video critiques the portrayal of women in video games and related media. However, this controversy is particularly interesting because it involves a claim of copyright infringement.
This post was originally published on the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal website on April 8, 2014. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.
Newman, Joe, "Sarkeesian and Copyright: Testing the Boundaries of ‘Transformative’ Fair Use in Online Critique" (2014). AELJ Blog. 45.