Switzerland So Neutral It Won't Even Let In Violent Video Games

from the overdoing-it-a-bit dept

An anonymous reader sends in word that Switzerland appears to be following in the footsteps of Venezuela by getting close to banning all violent video games in the country (yes, even for adults). It's not quite there yet -- as the Swiss National Council has basically just given itself the right to put in place such a ban, but is still debating the actual extent of the ban. However, it appears that many expect all video games rated at a mature or adult level will likely be banned. I'm curious why none of the countries that ban such video games are also willing to ban R-rated movies as well.
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    Deborah Hall, 22 Mar 2010 @ 11:23pm

    Re: Re: To what end?

    I think the police will love this extra little job, compared to most countries, I don't think they have an awful lot to do.
    And, of course it will make way for a rampant 'black ' Market - good for the economy, like the cannabis production...

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