Court Overturns Minnesota Video Game Law

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The 8th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals upheld an injunction this Monday against a Minnesota law that targeted at children under 17 who rent or buy violent video games. Despite some discomfort with the decision,...

Midway rapped for violent Stranglehold ad

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"The ad must not be broadcast again in its current form," says ASA A television ad for Midway's John Woo Presents: Stranglehold has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority for being too violent....

UK Government Announces Violent Porn Crackdown

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After an appeal from the mother of a murder victim who's killer was obsessed with so-called "violent internet pornography" the UK government has announced a crackdown on those possesing the material. Anyone found with such...

Violent Games Lead to Drug Addiction?

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Study makes controversial claim. Here's something that's sure to bolster support for people like Jack Thompson and Dave Grossman. Dr. Sonya Brady from the University of California, San Francisco and Professor Karen Matthews from...

Schwarzenegger Signs Violent Videogames Bill

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California state governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed bill AB1179, the controversial new law which will see anyone selling violent videogames to minors facing a USD 1000 fine. Speaking at a press conference which was also...

Ontario requires ID to buy violent games

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Fans of violent video games will need to show photo identification to prove they are old enough to buy or rent their favourite titles because of a new Ontario law. The requirement...

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