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11:15 AM on 02.06.2013

Uh oh! Hip Hop Gamer is ECA's brand ambassador

Update: Heather Ellertson, vice president of marketing at the ECA, provided this response via email and Facebook: Gerard approached us wanting to know what he could do to help the cause. He's in the process of turning his li...

Allistair Pinsof

6:00 PM on 05.05.2012

Fireside chat with ECA President Hal Halpin

There's been a lot going on at the intersection of gaming and politics recently. SOPA, PIPA, ACTA, and now CISPA, our recent Supreme Court win, and the like have given us all a lot of reason to hope and to remain on our guard...

Daniel Starkey

5:00 PM on 05.01.2012

Destructoid interviews ECA President Hal Halpin

Defending games and gamers isn’t easy. Sometimes it’s the popular press whipped into frenzy by politicians looking for a scapegoat and sometimes it’s corporations looking to squeeze a few extra bucks to make...

Daniel Starkey

12:30 PM on 04.27.2012

Hal Halpin, CISPA, and YOU

Most of our readers will remember our SOPA/PIPA blackout in January. Destructoid was joined by little-known sites like Wikipedia to protest the twin bills SOPA and PIPA that were working their way through the US House and Sen...

Daniel Starkey

9:20 AM on 01.14.2012

Donating money to oppose SOPA on the industry's behalf

Over the holidays, I received a package from THQ, just one among many pieces of swag and nonsense that publishers ply bloggers with on a regular basis. However, unlike the usual bits of miscellanea, this was something a bit m...

Jim Sterling

6:45 PM on 01.12.2012

Destructoid joins PIPA/SOPA Blackout Protest on 18th

When your kids say "Where were you when the government made the internet lame?" you'll hopefully respond with unflinching certainty: "raising hell." On January 18th members of the House Committee will be discussing PIPA/SOPA ...

Niero Gonzalez

10:00 AM on 01.04.2012

ESA bad, ECA good

Recently, we've been chatting quite a bit about the Entertainment Software Association, and its involvement with SOPA. The ESA is a trade association, looking after the interests of videogames while pretending to fight for fr...

Jim Sterling

4:00 PM on 07.06.2011

Hal Halpin tackles the 'Anti-Streaming Bill'

There has been growing concern over Bill S.978, a proposed "Anti-Streaming" bill that seeks to make felons of those who stream live entertainment without the permission of license holders. The concerns have extended to g...

Jim Sterling

2:00 AM on 07.27.2009

ECA wants you to inform the President about gaming

In case you don't watch the news or read a newspaper to stay up-to-date on current trends -- sadly, this is becoming an ever-increasing population -- the United States is in the middle of revamping its healthcare system. A ma...

Matthew Razak