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The Byron Report: Brown Vs. The Gaming Press

By John Walker on February 8th, 2008.

The Byron report, a review described as helping “children and parents get the best from new technologies, while protecting them from harmful images,” draws ever closer to publication, and the worries and whispers are beginning that this will be used by UK prime minister Gordon Brown to “crack down” on the games industry.

Crushing games with his Fist Of Legislation +1

In fact, this report has been created by working closely with the UK games industry, and the likely result will be a requirement for games to have an official BBFC rating, as is the case with all UK films. But there are fears it won’t be spun this way.

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