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Re: Quake in Germany - not illegal?

On Sun, Dec 26, 1999 at 02:21:03AM +0100, Tomasz Wegrzanowski wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 26, 1999 at 01:17:19AM +0100, Filip Van Raemdonck wrote:
> > "Quake is indexed in Germany, not banned. This means it's only allowed
> > to sell it to adults and advertising is prohibited."
> > 
> > Just saw this on a web page. It's URL is (for who is interested)
> > http://www.inside3d.com/qip
> > 
> > So maybe it isn't a problem to have quake in the archive after all...
> > 
> > Filip
> This is exactly what i thought. No real censorship, only ``children-protection''
> BTW: what is exact definition of this law.
> If its like : `you cant sell it to minors' then we can give it to minors
> for free (ftp access is free) and piss at *.gov.de
> Else, mirrorers will have to add disclaimer :
> `You have to be 18 to download some of this software bla bla bla bla'
> And what with Brazil ? Is there full ban or only ``children-protection'' ?

	From what I've seen in the news it is "full ban", they also banned
mortal kombat, well, hundreds of thousands of versions of mortal kombat
were sold (and copied) for years before this ban. It only makes things look
more stupid :/ 

Eduardo Marcel Maçan		<macan@colband.com.br>

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