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Tobacco-Style Warning on Video Games Proposed by US Bill

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"Warning you're a crappy parent if you are buying your 8 year old Grand Theft Auto"
 
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This is about as pointless as New Zealand NOW deciding to change the road rules.
 
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yeahhhhhh

 
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I think this is going over peoples heads. The game industry wants this. Why? Liability reasons. Now with warnings you have a harder time winning suit against a game publisher for some little sociopath going on a copycat murder spree he played in some game.
They don't need a law to put a warning on their own box. I'm sure 99% of publishers already have some anti-liability bits in their the EULA anyway (far more binding than a picture on a box).

This is just mad politicians attempting to further the nanny state cause. Luckly, most politicians aren't mad to that extent.
 
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people that were born yesterday. Night Trap was the first game to hit the senate floor and is the reason the ESRB exist today.
 

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Is there no end to U.S. politicians amnestying parents of all and any liability/responsibility for their children's upbringing, education and well-being?!

I'm sorry to say this, but here I automatically remembered of Greg Proops; he said that, and I only (almost) quote,: "it's no wonder all Americans are fat and stupid" (please keep in mind, I'm only quoting here). And it's no wonder; while your government forces you to quit thinking for yourself and let it think for you, all of us are in danger of actually living the Wall-E scenario, at least intellectually... or worse (...Fahrenheit 451, anyone?!)