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New German Legislation Targeting Aggressive Mobile Monetization For Children

New German Legislation Targeting Aggressive Mobile Monetization For Children

Earlier today we reported on the loot box ban bill to be introduced by the United States Senator Josh Hawley. In an announcement that almost seems coordinated, Germany is also…

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The Uncensored Version of Half-Life is Now Available in Germany

It took Germany 20 years to make it a possibility, but local players are finally able to play the uncensored version of the original Half-Life. German players can download a free update…

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Facebook Investigated in Germany Over Hate Speech

Facebook has come under tremendous pressure in Germany to remove hate speech from its platform. In September, German Justice Minister Heiko Maas stated the German government is conducting a study…

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Merkel Wants Online Platforms to Reveal Algorithms

Speaking at a conference Munich earlier this week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on large Internet platforms to disclose their algorithms to the public. Although she did not specify any…

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The Censored Gaming Recap (19th – 25th September 2016)

Welcome to the Censored Gaming Recap. In these articles, we take a look back at all of the latest happenings in the world of censorship and then round them up…

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German Minister Sets March Deadline For Action Against Online Hate Speech

German Justice Minister Heiko Maas has once again called for social media platforms to take a stronger stance against hate speech and terrorist propaganda. While he admitted that companies like…

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The Censored Gaming Recap (29th August – 4th September 2016)

Welcome to the Censored Gaming Recap! In these articles, we take a look back at all of the latest happenings in the world of censorship and then round them up…

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[UPDATED] Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni Refused Rating in Germany

This summer has been a big season for Vita games being banned in various countries; whether it was Criminal Girls 2 being refused rating in Germany, Gal*Gun: Double Peace being…

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Criminal Girls 2: Party Favors Refused Rating in Germany

NISA’s upcoming game Criminal Girls 2: Party Favors has recently been given some news that will impact where it can launch. The German Video Game Rating Board, the Unterhaltungssoftware Selbstkontrolle (henceforth known…

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The Censored Gaming Recap (25th – 31st July 2016)

Welcome to the Censored Gaming Recap! In these articles, we take a look back at all of the latest happenings in the world of censorship and then round them up…