Ex-NCAA athletes prevail in lawsuit over EA video games

Attendees at Electronic Entertainment Expo visit the Electronic Arts booth on the first day of E3 in Los Angeles(Reuters) – A divided U.S. federal appeals court has ruled against Electronic Arts Inc in a lawsuit by former collegiate athletes who accuse the company of using their images in video games without permission. By a 2-1 vote, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said EA had no First Amendment defense against former football and basketball players, including onetime Arizona State University quarterback Samuel Keller, over the use of their images in its NCAA Football and NCAA Basketball video games. …

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