Do You Even OWN Your CONSOLE? Supreme Court Weighs In - The Know Game News

There's been an ongoing legal battle between patent owners and users about who actually OWNS the console you bought and what you're allowed to do with it. Self repair? Modding? All part of it. The Supreme Court has now weighed in on a case that may set the precedent for hardware ownership and pave the way for future software cases. Linkdump: http://bit.ly/2soE5F9 Written By: Eddy Rivas Edited By: Kdin Jenzen Hosted By: Ashley Jenkins and Gus Sorola Get More News ALL THE TIME: http://www.theknow.tv Follow The Know on Twitter: http://twitter.com/RT_TheKnow Follow The Know on Facebook: http://facebook.com/RT.TheKnow Rooster Teeth Store: http://store.roosterteeth.com/ Rooster Teeth: http://roosterteeth.com/ Business Inquiries: http://bit.ly/1DZ77uy Subscribe to the RT Channel: http://bit.ly/13y3Gum Subscribe to the AH Channel: http://bit.ly/AHYTChannel Subscribe to the Let's Play Channel: http://bit.ly/11ac5D0 Subscribe to The Know Channel: http://bit.ly/1zhUav4 Subscribe to the Red vs. Blue Channel: http://bit.ly/RvBChannel Subscribe to the Funhaus Channel: http://bit.ly/17qQNJj Subscribe to the Slow Mo Guys Channel: http://bit.ly/OqINYx

Comments

Gsage: I just have thought of something, What would happen if you could skip the eula? through like hacking and modding. could you still be held responsible?

Brickers Gaming: What about region locking

Hikaru WDM: Will this extend to 3D printers in the future?

big news lol: Where are you getting your information about the send me a link because last time I checked I tore apart my Xbox One and then what Xbox says that they can't take it back because it was out of warranty

Runboy -: Im pretty sure if i pay for the price i own my console

Nick Bolognini: I WAS ON A TOILET

Phuc Bug: when it comes to the coart and law its all about money

Phuc Bug: i own my console... end of discussion

jbutton15: you now own your console... but i always owned my pc

Anakin Skywalker: What's Gus from rooster teeth doing there?

Daniel Martinez: well thats really great news except..... consoles suck, mouse and keyboard is a ton faster than a(ahmm) controller.

Pestolents: I wander how this is going to impact GMO crop company's? They have suing farmers for saving and replanting GMO crops.

Grundles Lair: No I own a PC

Connor Schultz: does this mean Nintendo can no longer block a 3DS for using a Gameshark?

Cameron Graves: thank god

Ventus: HA, console skrubs

Dang Quang Ngoc: buy PC... simple

Evan Chappell: this guy looks like the fat nerd off of Friday the 13th

rae_star: Costco is in on this because you can bring your empty ink cartridges to them at their photo centre. There they will fill them for cheaper than buying new

Themaxwellminer: Guys for the 360 scratch the sticker on the case so you can open it. They won’t wanna do anything with it or any accounts on it when you take it to a Microsoft store.

Your name:

Your comment:

Video on this topic

Supreme Court Finally Ends Gender Discrimination in Immigration Cases

Supreme Court Finally Ends Gender Discrimination in Immigration Cases

Mike is joined by Mollye Barrows, Legal Journalist with the Trial Lawyer Magazine to talk about a Supreme Court decision on gender discrimination in ...

Microsoft STALKING Nintendo Switch? Hmmm - The Know Game News

Microsoft STALKING Nintendo Switch? Hmmm - The Know Game News

Look, we get it. Nintendo Switch is that new kid in your class who seems really cool and suddenly everyone wants to be their friend and you're sitting there by ...

Xbox Live HACKED? - The Know Game News

Xbox Live HACKED? - The Know Game News

Xbox Live has been compromised by a Chinese company that's stealing accounts and using victims' credit cards to buy and sell online goods.​ Linkdump: ...

Fan Games Will RUIN YOUR LIFE? - The Know Game News

Fan Games Will RUIN YOUR LIFE? - The Know Game News

The only thing more reliable than fans creating games based on their favorite properties is game companies sending out cease and desist letters to fans creating ...

Microtransactions Should Be REGULATED!? - The Know Game News

Microtransactions Should Be REGULATED!? - The Know Game News

Are video games becoming casinos where the money goes in but never comes out? A new study looks at the techniques casinos use to keep customers ...

Game Review CORRUPTION!? - The Know Game News

Game Review CORRUPTION!? - The Know Game News

A game review just reevaluated its score because of the game publisher, reigniting the debate over review scores and how much influence game publishers ...

Next Console Generation TOO SOON? - The Know Game News

Next Console Generation TOO SOON? - The Know Game News

Sony's already committed to another console generation with some analysts predicting it within the next year or two, and now it looks like Microsoft is actively ...

Xbox vs the SUPREME COURT - The Know Game News

Xbox vs the SUPREME COURT - The Know Game News

Xbox has been fighting gamers in court for years now over accusations the company knowingly shipped defective consoles, and it's finally reached the highest ...

Do You Even OWN Your CONSOLE? Supreme Court Weighs In - The Know Game News

Do You Even OWN Your CONSOLE? Supreme Court Weighs In - The Know Game News

There's been an ongoing legal battle between patent owners and users about who actually OWNS the console you bought and what you're allowed to do with it.