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Xfire Debate Club, uh, debates video game censorship

Should video games be expurgated for perceived obscene and/or indecent content? At 4:00 p.m. EDT today, Xfire Debate Club will be hosting talks concerning video game censorship. The heated exchange of words will be moderated by Henry Lowood of Stanford University. Other participants include: Cal...

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Fictional story about violent video game causes real censorship

San Francisco's Art Institute of California administrators confiscated copies of a magazine due to one piece. The offending work was Simone Mitchell's story Homicide, a tale of three black youths who go on A Clockwork Orange-style romp. The big twist ending is that it was all a video game being play...

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Leland Yee @ GDC: a missed opportunity

We attended the GDC panel entitled "Murder, Sex and Censorship: Debating the Morals of Creative Freedom." The panel was notable for the presence of Leland Yee (pictured above), Democratic candidate for California State Senate, and notable anti-game crusader who passed a law that makes it...

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