Copyright Law: Why Your Favorite Bar Can’t Show The Game On A 60″ TV

Walking down the street to the Metro, I pass so many bars with so many TVs in them that I could probably find live footage of every major sporting event from almost every corner of the world. Obviously it’s not completely illegal to hang a screen by the beer and share a broadcast, or else entire industries would be out of business. But as it turns out, it may not always be exactly legal, either — and the rules that say when and where you’re good to go are a bit more specific than you might think.


This pleases the Pinball Wizard.

It’s Legal To Play Pinball In Oakland For The First Time In 80 Years

Flex those wrists and get your shoulders rolling, folks: It’s legal to play pinball in Oakland, Calif. for the first time in 80 years. [More]