First interactive consultation with SPD politician Monika Griefahn MdB on the debate to PC games as possible causes of violence through the Federal Government’s new Bill again on explosiveness won: the indexing of computer and video games, even stricter criteria should be used. So media depictions of violence with especially realistic and cruel scenes proposed in December last year,”basically as a heavy media operation of law to index flat. This corresponds to almost a censorship of content that already today exclusively for adults. Against this background, Computec media in life already called the online initiative in February 2007. “The gamers are absolutely agreed on three points: the passion for electronic entertainment”, in the rejection of violence and the respect for the protection of minors.
Now Computec gamer and politicians in an online clinic brings”together. The first round starts on April 07, 2008 at 13: 00 with the renowned SPD Bundestag members Monika Griefahn. A spokesperson for culture and media, it represents its position on the proposed ban on so-called killer games”: computer games are part of our time and our culture. They are highly innovative and give technical impetus for audiovisual developments overall. Our existing law is sufficient. Before you attack to ban claims, the existing regulations should on the protection of minors to the application first effectively come and be improved. That means, for example, more clearly to identify the age-limited games in the shops, the obligation to take the staff to pay attention to the protection of minors and to enlighten especially parents and grandparents.” To Anke Moldenhauer, Director of marketing and PR at Computec media: We are pleased to launch our discussion series with a so competent and high-profile politician like Monika Griefahn. The social tendency to condemn what it does not know or does not understand, is reflected in the General Discussion on games down.
We want to meet our information order as a media company, that apart mainly sits with the heritage of PC and video games and electronic entertainment. “Just because we know games and love, we condemn violence and respect the legal requirements of the protection of minors.” The Furth-based media company reached an audience of millions every month Computec media with its magazines, digital media (DVD) and online portals around the world of electronic entertainment. Computec media provides its readers and users competent information on the topics of digital lifestyle, PC and video games, hardware, software, cinema/DVD and kids. The company employs approximately 180 people.