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EFA welcomes the passage through the Senate of the Classification (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Amendment (R 18+ Computer Games) Bill 2012, which finally introduces an R18+ classification for computer games, bringing the classification system for computer games into line … Continue reading

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(From an opinion piece published on ABC Online). Before it came along, we were served by a revolving series of moral panics, changing censorship ministers and a patchwork of different state systems. Many books and films were banned that today … Continue reading

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There have been some very interesting developments in the last week in the push to finally reform the classification system to create an R-18+ rating for computer games. It's an issue that has languished for years despite overwhelming public support. … Continue reading

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Electronic Frontiers Australia today welcomed the Government's announcement that it supports an adults-only category for computer games, ahead of a meeting of Australian attorneys-general this Friday. "In banning all games that are not suitable for children, Australia is an outlier … Continue reading

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Friday's announcement by Minister Stephen Conroy that the filter would be put on the back burner pending a review seems like good news. In the sense that Australians' net connections will remain uncensored by the Government in 2011, this is … Continue reading

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