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Re: quake2 and german youth protection law

* Humberto Massa Guimarães:

>> But this doesn't matter at all.  Our guardians became frustrated
>> with the necessity to index both the German translation and the
>> original, so they installed a mandatory rating system for computer
>> games (similar to movies in Germany and other countries).  The
>> main problem isn't that quake2 is a violent game, but that it's a
>> game.  "M-x tetris RET" has the same problem.
> And so, what seems to be the solution to this problem?

Ignore the issue and hope that it won't bite us?

It's only an issue for German mirrors, and it's very likely they can
escape liability when they take down offending packages upon notice.

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