May 18, 2008

Video games cause violence, most children admit to Ofcom

Two thirds of those aged between 12 and 15 said that violence in games had more of an impact on behaviour than violence in television or films, the study by Ofcom found.


But despite concerns over children accessing the web unsupervised, a rising number of parents said they had not installed blocking software to stop their sons and daughters watching unsuitable content.


Parents said they did not feel the need to instal blocking software because they trusted their children to “self-regulate” their internet behaviour.

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