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Attorney Jack Thompson, activist against games like Grand Theft Auto, could be disbarred

Yesterday a Miami-Dade Circuit Judge recommended that Coral Gables attorney Jack Thompson -- who has rallied against violent video games such as Bully and Grand Theft Auto -- be permanently disbarred.

Back in 2006, I covered the case where Thompson filed the public nuisance complaint against Take-Two Interactive, Wal-Mart and GameStop, that the video game Bully shouldn't be sold to Florida teenagers (It is rated suitable for anyone 13 or older. He called the game "a Columbine simulator" and said it shouldn't be sold to customers under 18.) The case was dismissed the following day.

You can read more details in the story by the Daily Business Review and at GamePolitics.com.

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cardrew

It is the Miami-Dade Circuit Judge that needs to be permanently disbarred.
Jack Thompson is trying to keep some kind of ethical standards, in a sick business where video game manufacturers are only interested in profit, not public decency.

Public murders and disasters are caused by copy-cat criminals, that have mental disorders.
Colombine, Virginia Tech spring to mind

Count LF Chodkiewicz Chudzikiewicz

Once Again a "respected Judge" wants to kill public complaints, terrorize anyone who asks questions or tries to improve things in ethics-deficient South Florida.

Game Rentals

I think there must be a balance between ethics and business.

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