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Australian AG More Afraid of Gamers Than Gangs

from Agence-France Press via Google News

Gamers more scary than bikers, says Australian minister

SYDNEY — An Australian politician who opposes the lifting of a censorship ban on adults-only computer games has said he feels more threatened by gamers than outlawed motorcycle gangs.

“The outlaw motorcycle gangs haven’t been hanging around my doorstep at 2:00 am, a gamer has.”

 South Australia’s Attorney-General Michael Atkinson, who has the right to veto the lifting of a national ban on computer games rated too violent and extreme for consumption, said he had received a threatening note from a gamer.”I feel that my family and I are more at risk from gamers than we are from the outlaw motorcycle gangs who also hate me,” he told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation late Monday.

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Posted on February 19, 2010 by Editor

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