Ninja "Disgusted" At Twitch The Legal Situation (VL86) (Hoeg Law)

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On August 11, 2019 and in the wake of his move to Microsoft's Mixer streaming service, Fortnite player and streaming star Tyler "Ninja" Blevins took to Twitter to tell his fans that he was "disgusted" at and "sorry" for the actions his former platform, Twitch, had taken against him. What did Twitch do, and why did Ninja react so strongly against it? Why is Ninja at least partially incorrect about the rights Twitch has to the use of its website, as well as likely about their use of his "brand"? What claims could Ninja bring against Twitch? What could Twitch bring against Ninja? And why are neither likely to take legal action against the other in the current streaming environment? CHECK OUT THE VIDEO AT: https://youtu.be/KJCa0tSwgCg #Ninja #Twitch #Mixer *** Discussed in this episode: "Ninja Is Not Amused Twitch Referred Viewers To A Porn Stream From His Old Page" Forbes - August 12, 2019 - Paul Tassi (https://www.forbes.com/sites/paultassi/2019/08/12/ninja-is-not-amused-twitch-referred-viewers-to-a-porn-stream-from-his-old-page/) "Disgusted and so sorry." Tweet - August 11, 2019 - Ninja (@Ninja) (https://twitter.com/Ninja/status/1160635604507471872) Twitch Terms of Service Last Modified April 16, 2019 (https://www.twitch.tv/p/legal/terms-of-service/) "CACI No. 2201. Intentional Interference With Contractual Relations" Justia (https://www.justia.com/trials-litigation/docs/caci/2200/2201/) "CACI No. 2204. Negligent Interference With Prospective Economic Relations" Justia (https://www.justia.com/trials-litigation/docs/caci/2200/2204/) *** FOR MORE CHECK US OUT: On Twitter @hoeglaw At our website: https://hoeglaw.com/ On our Blog, "Rules of the Game", at https://hoeglaw.wordpress.com/ On "Help Us Out Hoeg!" a regular segment on the Easy Allies Podcast (formerly GameTrailers) (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZrxXp1reP8E353rZsB3jaA)

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