No classification: online games legal minefield

Video game publishers and retailers are risking hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines by illegally selling online role playing games such as World of Warcraft without age classifications.

The games industry believes there is a legal loophole exempting online games that don't have a single player component from classification requirements but this view is contradicted by the federal and state attorneys-general.

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Sasanova3604d ago

pure idiotocracy. whats next? tackling PSN and XBL because of people who like to curse? rating it M? fuk u

Senden3604d ago

Sounded like a bunch of legal mumbo jumbo to me but seriously, I think predominate online games need an 18+ certificate or at least something with a big warning on.. i'm shocked and appalled at all the 8-12 year olds I come across on xbl.. what sort of responsible parent would allow someone as young as that to be subject to the sort of things that online communities bring?