Ministry-of-culture

01.30.13
More on China's 'console ban,' and why it's not exactly a ban
01.30.13

More on China's 'console ban,' and why it's not exactly a ban

Engadget reports that the Dongfang Daily paper followed up with the Chinese Ministry of Culture fol...

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10.28.11
The Lawbringer: Dispelling the panda myths
10.28.11

The Lawbringer: Dispelling the panda myths

Pop law abounds in The Lawbringer, your weekly dose of WoW, the law, video games and the MMO genr...

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04.13.10
Korea to impose gaming curfew to curb minors' playtime
04.13.10

Korea to impose gaming curfew to curb minors' playtime

The South Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced two new policies aimed at...

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02.08.10
No new WoW accounts in China
02.08.10

No new WoW accounts in China

Reuters reports that Netease, the company that operates WoW in China, has stopped accepting new acc...

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02.08.10
NetEase temporarily suspending WoW account creation in China
02.08.10

NetEase temporarily suspending WoW account creation in China

Though the legal and political struggle between China's General Administration of Press and Publica...

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01.04.10
China's decision on World of Warcraft imminent
01.04.10

China's decision on World of Warcraft imminent

2009 wasn't exactly a bad year for World of Warcraft players -- they had an expansion with plenty o...

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01.04.10
China close to announcing punishment for WoW operator
01.04.10

China close to announcing punishment for WoW operator

JLM Pacific Epoch reports that, according to an unnamed source, the World of Warcraft struggle betw...

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11.07.09
NYT: GAPP and Ministry of Culture clashing over Chinese WoW regulation
11.07.09

NYT: GAPP and Ministry of Culture clashing over Chinese WoW regulation

The New York Times has brought its journalistic bear to the story earlier this week about China dec...

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11.02.09
China's GAPP halts WoW review, calls collecting subscriptions "illegal behavior"
11.02.09

China's GAPP halts WoW review, calls collecting subscriptions "illegal behavior"

Just when NetEase was finally getting back to business in China (they were even planning for a Wrat...

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