Taiwan Taking Steps Toward Rating Games

May 17, 2010 -

Taiwan is considering revisions to its Children and Youth Welfare Act that could result in the introduction of a videogame rating system.

Interior Minister Jiang Yi-huah (pictured) hopes to protect youngsters from the perils of media and the Internet, telling lawmakers that “With handsets, palm games and video games becoming ever more popular among teenagers, it is necessary to revise the welfare law to authorize stricter management of video game software,” reports Focus Taiwan.

Another aspect of Jiang’s proposed measure would boost Taiwan’s adoption and foster care regulations. While drafts of this amendment are already being reviewed, draft amendments dealing with the media, Internet and introduction of a game rating system were “yet to be screened” by the legislative committee.


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Re: Taiwan Taking Steps Toward Rating Games

Nothing wrong with having a raiting system for games, I just hope they don't go overboard with it.

http://www.magicinkgaming.com/

Re: Taiwan Taking Steps Toward Rating Games

This could either be very good or very very bad.

 
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