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How about a nice warm glass of SOPA – NO!!!

Pirates ahoy! It looks like the granny brigade are out again, this time its all a bit odd though. The ‘Motion Picture Association of America’ (MPAA) have a hard on for illegal material and want to stamp it out at any cost… the latest in a long line of ‘down with this sort of thing’ attempts by them on game and movie related content. You see the ‘Stop Online Piracy Act’ or SOPA as it has become known is an attempt to stop online piracy. OK, we can debate the merits of Piracy another day but the important thing to

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Liberty and Games for All – U.S. says “No” to Anti-Games Bill

In an 7-2 decision the United States Supreme Court ruled that California’s proposed ban making the sale or rental of M rated games to minors a criminal offence was unconstitutional, as it would violate freedom of speech. The court ruled in a lawsuit filed in 2005 by two of the largest industry groups, the Entertainment Merchants Association and the Entertainment Software Association, whom had objected to the law written by Democratic State Senator for San Francisco/San Mateo Leland Yee, which had proposed to fine retailers $1,000 for selling or renting games to individuals who are underage. The ban had not

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