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At stake in Terminator vs. video games? "The future of media"

Ars Technica: "There is a conference room at the Governor's office, and the Governor himself sits at a single chair at the end of a very long table; visitors sit along the side. Behind him is a credenza, upon which sits a velvet-lined box holding the sword from Conan the Barbarian. Governor Schwarzenegger is a man who knows his history, and he understands that the money and fame that led to his political influence came from violent media. Today the Terminator games sit on the shelf alongside the Terminator movies. The difference? If Governor Schwarzenegger has his way in the Supreme Court case Schwarzenegger v. Entertainment Merchants Association & Entertainment Software Association, it will be illegal to sell the games to children."

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