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NWCRI News

Fall 2011
Zero to Eight: Children’s Media Use

May 19, 2011

Facebook to Use Microsoft’s PhotoDNA Technology to Combat Child Exploitation


April 20
Undercover Shopper Survey on Enforcement of Entertainment Ratings Finds Compliance Highest Among Video Game Sellers

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Concerned by the content of some video games and the ease with which children under 17 have access to them, religious investors have pressed for greater accountability within the industry.

ICCR members met with the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), the industry’s self-regulating association for video games, to discuss the rating system and protective guidelines for children.

We have been instrumental in moving retailers to adopt and monitor video game sales policies, including:

NWCRI members have worked with Best Buy and Target, both of whom have publicly disclosed their video game sales policies.