Last week the Entertainment Software Assn. filed suit challenging the CTA's ban on advertisements video games rated for adults or mature audiences, saying it violates the First Amendment guarantees of free speech.
A CTA spokesperson last week said: "We believe
our ordinance is defensible. CTA does not allow advertising for
alcohol or tobacco products and this ordinance is consistent with that
The CTA may be on to something there.
If nothing else, the lawsuit gets some publicity for the game makers.