In the face of California's Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) lawsuit, Activision Blizzard has been at times defiant, empathetic, political, and more. Now, with the departure of J. Allen Brack, Blizzard head, they appear to be softening their stance considerably.
What did they say? And what does it mean for the future of the company and this litigation?
Activision Blizzard may have taken "Get the JAB" a bit literally...in Virtual Legality.
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Discussed in this episode:
"California vs Activision Blizzard: A Legal View"
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"Blizzard president J. Allen Brack sent out an email to staff last night..."
Tweet - July 23, 2021 - Jason Schreier
DFEH (California) vs Activision Blizzard et al
Filed July 20, 2021
"A Letter From President and Chief Operating Officer Daniel Alegre Regarding Blizzard Entertainment"
Business Wire - August 3, 2021
"Vicarious Visions merged into Blizzard"
GamesIndustry Biz - January 22, 2021
"NEW LEADERSHIP AT BLIZZARD"
Blizzard Blog - August 3, 2021
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