Brandon J. Huffman Quoted on Proposed Loot Box Ban in US
Gamedaily.biz recently covered the proposed loot box ban in the US by Republican senator Josh Hawley of Missouri.
Here is an excerpt:
We’ve seen this kind of regulation in other countries. There was no reason to put our heads in the sand and assume it wouldn’t happen here,” said Brandon Huffman, attorney and founder of Odin Law & Media.
In general, content-based regulations on the video game industry restrict the freedom of expression. That freedom is fundamental,” Huffman told GameDaily. “The First Amendment extends to video games according to the Supreme Court–and any rational interpretation of precedent. Any chipping away at First Amendment protection could have long-term consequences for the ability to retain that protection.”
The whole article is available to read here.