Re: quake2 and german youth protection law
* Florian Weimer <email@example.com> [14/06/05, 19:20:30]:
> * Kai Blin:
> > * Florian Weimer <firstname.lastname@example.org> [14/06/05, 13:57:02]:
> >> 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.
> > No, it doesn't. The "or similar games" goes both ways.
> Are you sure? Is this some kind of regulations adopted by the Länder?
> Approval by analogy is not part of JuschG.
Pretty sure. I don't have my old paperwork at hand. It might have been
on the USK website.
Kai Blin aka. nowhere (blin<at>gmx.net), WorldForge Project
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