I'm heading out on vacation, and bringing Steven Johnson's "Everything Bad is Good for You" book about the educational nature of pop culture (including video games). So I should have some posts when I return on the first of the month.
I've been out for a while working on my summer class. Sorry. But I've just finished a detailed research and analysis project on the value of video games. I'll post segments on here to share my thoughts with you. Here is my summary of the current legal challenges of video game regluation:
As a result of the concern expressed over the content and potential effects of that content, cities and states passed legislation to regulate the sale of violent video games. Both the cities of
In spite of these rulings, the state legislatures of
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