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FriendCodes mean you can't sue Nintendo when a Halo-loving frat guy rapes a 15 yr old
The title pretty much says it all: a guy drove across the country to stalk and threaten to rape a 15year old girl he met through voice chat on Halo 3. A choice excerpt from the article:
Spokane Police recently arrested a 20-year-old New York man who had traveled cross-country to stalk and harass a 15-year-old girl he met while playing Halo 2 on Xbox Live.
Joshua Stetar, the perpetrator, had apparently been sending flowers and gifts to the girl's home along with thousands of text messages before he decided the best course of action would be to drive 40 hours to Spokane to see the girl in person.
On arrival, Mr. Stetar began driving by the young girl's home, while sending text messages detailing his obsessive activities. When this wasn't enough to make everyone nearby feel like they needed to take a shower for a week, Mr. Stetar sent the girl a text message saying "Tell the cops that I'm gonna rape you and your sister."
In short: pedophiliac fuckheads and an overly litigious society combine to fuck over millions of sane gamers.