Posts tagged violence
Connecticut Town Holds Drive To Collect And Destroy Violent Video Games

In the wake of the school shooting in Newtown, a town in Connecticut is hosting a "Violent Video Games Return Program" to collect and destroy these titles.  Despite the name, this extends to all types of violent media, and the local Chamber of Commerce will give a $25 gift certificate in return for any submissions.  

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Guns to be removed from Xbox Live Avatar Marketplace

Got your eye on a Lancer or Hammerburst for your Avatar, to give your persona that extra grunt?  Well, according to community manager Raczilla on the Epic Games forums, you've got a week to go grab it, as Microsoft are removing and banning the sale of all gun-like items in the Avatar marketplace.

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Appeals by Facebook rioters rejected. Sentenced to 4 years

Jordan Blackshaw and Perry Sutcliffe-Keenan had their appeals to the court rejected, as they were sentenced to 4 years at her Majesty's pleasure, for the incitement of rioting via Facebook.  Lawyers claimed for this to be "Manifestly excessive," whereas the Lord Judge saw it differently

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