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WoW illegal in Australia

Fudzilla writes, "Games developers push the barriers.

Games developers are risking huge fines by trying to get around games Aussie censorship rules by claiming their games are "online only".

This is because the games industry believes there is a legal loophole exempting online games that don't have a single player component from classification requirements."

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bigjclassic3211d ago (Edited 3211d ago )

but yeah, its illegal in AUS. I wonder if all "PC internet" games are illegal??
*misleading in the fact regarding WoW itself*

SinnedNogara3211d ago

I hate the OFLC!! I hope they get destroyed by the economy!!! They banned a game just because it had lots of graffitti in it!! WTF Australia!!!

Timesplitter143211d ago

I deeply despise people who think censorship is good.

I despise them with a violent and murderous rage.

yamamoto1143211d ago

All WoW needs to do is request classification... the game's T-rated in America so it shant get anything greater than that in Australia.

Leathersoup3211d ago

The problem, according to their governor general is that game companies are putting the disclaimer, "Experience may change online."

whatis3211d ago (Edited 3211d ago )

Wow, way to top yourself Australia.

Cartoons = real life,
Funniest home videos = child abuse,
Adult magazines banned from petrol stations,
Record year for video game and movie banning,
Mandatory internet censorship for the entire continent..

Is the place being run by grandmas or something? What's next? Are they going to bug people's homes in order to monitor/prevent their use of cuss words?

This isn't going to end well.

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