The return of Dr. Disrespect on YouTube Gaming has been a resounding success for the popular streamer, but has he recovered from what happened over the summer with Twitch?
What effect could a "silent", unexplained ban from your business partner have on you, especially with tens of millions on the line even today?
And just what legal theories might his team be lining up behind the scenes, through video revelations like the ones Dr. Disrespect has shared?
Any emotional distress inflicted is always unintentional...in Virtual Legality.
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Discussed in this episode:
"Twitch Bans Dr. Disrespect - A Legal Discussion"
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"Dr Disrespect - LIVE - Warzone Performance Center"
YouTube Video - August 31, 2020 - DrDisRespect
"Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress" (Search for 1600)
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