Bethesda Rips off D&D, GoT Ranting, & More FB Insanity | Serious Business

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Politicians rally behind Chris Hughes’ call for Facebook breakup – CNET
Facebook co-founder calls on the government to break up the company – POLITICO
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Jeff Bezos unveils Blue Origin’s ‘Blue Moon’ lunar lander spacecraft – Business Insider
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Bethesda Pulls Free Elder Scrolls Tabletop RPG That Ripped Off A D&D Module
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This week we spend a lot of time discussing how a company like Bethesda can get so big and oblivious that they release a blatant clone of a recent Dungeons & Dragons adventure module. Also, we discuss how countries around the world are working toward AI powered killer robots. Not every country shares the same morals or scrutinizes things the same way. Check out the episode and let us know what you think.