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  Parents suing Blizzard for World of Warcraft addiction - Game News
  Posted by: OmegaDir on 11-19-2005 @ 22:42 - Source: Xinhuanet.com (in Chinese)
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Could this be a reason for the new parental controls that were just released? Last year, a 13 year old Chinese boy jumped off a 24-story building supposedly after playing too much World of Warcraft. His parents are now suing Blizzard with the assistance of a lawyer and Zhang Chunliang, an "internet game addiction researcher". There is no mention of suing the Chinese operator of World of Warcraft, but It looks like they are also planning on filing class action lawsuits against the entire gaming industry on behalf of other parents.

So now Blizzard is supposed to be responsible for the people who play their game? Why does stuff like this have to tie up the legal systems in so many countries? I hope this doesn't get dragged out like the violence-in-games debates.



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Total comments: 7 | Last comment: 11-25-2005 at 21:02

 #1 - torn - 11-20-2005 at 02:09
tornadox
From: (Ede)
Joined: June 10th, 2005
Posts: 63
omg...watch your 13 YEAR OLD child if he plays it to much...or were thej too busy Roll Eyes (sarcastic)...BUT when he jumps of a building we suddenly get involved with the poor child...--->its kinda their fault...why didnt thej watch him when he was playing en when he was gonna jump {-_-'}

 #2 - torn lol - 11-20-2005 at 03:49
Irma
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torn wtf "thej" isnt even a word!

 #3 - 11-20-2005 at 03:56
OmegaDir
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I think he meant they stick out tongue lol time for some beer and donutz Beer! Beer!Hmmm Donut!

 #4 - 11-20-2005 at 09:08
thecrazytrekie
From: (ohio)
Joined: April 30th, 2005
Posts: 157
great more stuff for jack tompson to use hell try to get AO on WoW soon

 #5 - 11-21-2005 at 16:59
Conker_
From: (Thornhill)
Joined: February 20th, 2005
Posts: 17
ok, how can this be related to WoW, people dont jump from high places not in game, nor in real life, kid might had some earlier issues. It can only be related to WoW if that kid was trying his Safe Fall, which means Too much WoW

 #6 - 11-23-2005 at 00:36
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This really isin't a news stopy to be posting jokes about.

 #7 - hehe - 11-25-2005 at 21:02
sobergrad
Joined: February 12th, 2004
Posts: 47
SLOW FALL FTW!!!!!



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