Friday, March 23, 2012

Bill would require violent video games to be labeled like tobacco


Here’s the latest flap in comparable areas of content labeling, HR 4204, the Violence in Video Gaming Labeling Act, introduced by Joe Baca and Frank Wolff.  It seems as though gratuitous video games would join the club of cigarette packs.  Legal but bad for you.

The EFF story is here

The govtrack label for the 112th Congress is here

This quite a far cry from the constructive Internet content labeling schemes, that have fallen by the wayside, that we’ve been considering here.

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