Germany Taking Steps To Curb Violence

Video Game Law Blog

November 18, 2005

No, not on the streets, but in their video games!  Proposed amendments to Germany's child protection laws could serve to ban any game which depicts lethal violence. Following trends in USA and Japan, the proposed changes would give government power to regulate violent content, above and beyond the industry-controlled rating system already in place. The language of the amendment isn't final, but if approved would go into effect March 2008.

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