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Congressman Wants Health Warnings On Video Games 421

An anonymous reader writes "California Rep. Joe Baca has proposed a bill which would mandate placing health warning labels on any video game rated T (13+) or higher by the ESRB. The Video Game Health Labeling Act of 2009 would require a cigarette pack-like label that reads, 'WARNING: Excessive exposure to violent video games and other violent media has been linked to aggressive behavior.'"

Comment Re:It's spyware (Score 1) 244

That is exactly right. It says we will monitor you. But it doesn't tell you what they monitor. Most users will believe that they are just monitoring what websites you go to, not what passwords you're using, what secure sites you'll be visiting. Most users aren't going to realize their traffic will be routed through Comscore's proxy server.

You don't think they're being decietful. Let me point out that telling half truths and misrepresenting what you are actually doing is still lieing.

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