Video game opponent on ABC News Nightline
- December 14, 2006 4:19 PM |
- By Saleem Khan
by Saleem Khan, CBC News Online
He's a crusading lawyer on a self-appointed mission to protect children from evil. He's a hero to conservative Christians like himself, and infamous in the gaming world, where he's the often the object of derision and ridicule —
especially among gamers. He's John Bruce "Jack" Thompson, a Florida attorney whose one-man practice is largely dedicated to putting a stop to depictions of violence in games, with mixed results.
ABC News Nightline broadcast an interview with Thompson last night that's worth watching. Irrespective of your opinion of his activities, how he comes across probably fits your preconceived notions.
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