Sony Folds Like Cheap Rug Under Hot Bangladeshi Sun

Video Game Law Blog

April 25, 2005

Sony has conceded to Bangladeshi demands regarding its upcoming military shooter, 'SOCOM 3"?. The latest instalment of SOCOM, set for release later this year, allegedly included Bangladesh as an in-game setting, but the extent to which the country was involved in the game is not clear. Apparently, the government of Bangladesh believed that the game portrayed the country as harbouring or supporting terrorist groups, and threatened to sue Sony if all references to Bangladesh were not removed from the game. Sony has publicly stated that they complying with the government of Bangladesh's demands.

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