NEWS - Tuesday, May 7, 2002


Proposed Bill Would Bar Sale Of Violent Games

Joe Baca, a California State Representative recently proposed a bill to congress that if passed, would prohibit the sale of select videogame software titles to anyone under the age of 17. Even though most games on the market today already carry an ‘appropriate for various audiences’ advisory on them, this prospective law would both enforce these warnings, and carry stiff penalties for those vendors and consumers who choose to ignore the rulings of the bill. Don’t expect those in the gaming industry to back down just yet though- in fact, several companies are banding together to fight this proposal on numerous grounds, including free speech and censorship. The following is a small sampling of the article: “…Baca cited statistics claiming that 92 percent of children between the ages of two and 17 play video games and said that previous studies have showed that they can be made to identify with the "digital criminals" in video games.” To read the argument in its entirety, just click here. Feel free to chime in and add your comments about this controversial subject below.
Source: http://www.yahoo.com/news

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