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AU R18+ Rating Plans Put On Hold Due To “Interest Groups”

May 12th, 2010 05:16 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Dexter Herbivore writes “Australian gamers are yet again left disappointed by their government’s response to a lack of an R18+ rating for games. Gamespot reports that Home Affairs Minister Brendan O’Connor has blamed ‘interest groups’ for swamping the public consultation with pro-R18+ submissions. From the article: ‘A strong response from gamer groups in the Australian Federal Government’s R18+ public consultation has led Censorship Ministers to claim that more views from the community are needed before a decision into the introduction of an R18+ classification for video games can be reached.’”
Reader UgLyPuNk adds that support for the new rating is coming from unexpected places.

Source: AU R18+ Rating Plans Put On Hold Due To “Interest Groups”

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