Greece Lifts Computer Game Ban
A Greek law banning all computer games, in an effort to curtail illegal gambling, has been lifted, after a court found the law unconstitutional. Internet cafe owners complained they were forbidden from using equipment which is legally sold.
"The installation and use of games in homes and residential areas is allowed if there is no financial benefit involved," said the Greek Finance Ministry. Businesses are also allowed to offer computer games, so long as they don't benefit financially.
The Greek government also assured tourists that they would no longer be fined for playing games. "There is no problem for any individual or tourist visiting Greece who plays electronic games such as PlayStation, GameBoy, Xbox, etc.," they said