Monday, June 27, 2011

Supreme Court Rules Video Games Covered By First Amendment

Full NY Times Link
“Like the protected books, plays and movies that preceded them, video games communicate ideas — and even social messages — through many familiar literary devices (such as characters, dialogue, plot and music) and through features distinctive to the medium (such as the player’s interaction with the virtual world),” Justice Scalia wrote. “That suffices to confer First Amendment protection.”
Thank you!  (And take that, Jack Thompson!)