Minecraft Ban Leads to SWAT Team Assault

Last year, the Washington state legislature was said to be considering stronger laws and punishments against "SWATting," which is trolls' cute way to take revenge when something displeases them in an online game. They phone a fake call to your local cops and next thing you know, armed deputies are crawling around the… » 6/21/12 9:30pm 6/21/12 9:30pm

"Swatting," the Hip New Griefing Trend, Sends the Cops to Xbox Live Mod's …

Cops in Sammamish, Wash. are super pissed after being sent to a home here by a 911 call claiming someone inside had claymore mines and hostages. The caller turns out to be a prick seeking revenge on an Xbox Live moderator. » 9/10/11 12:00pm 9/10/11 12:00pm

Fallout 3 Ads Make DC Metro Rider's Butt Hurt

Oh God, not this shit again. In a letter to the editor published today in The Washington Post » 10/25/08 11:00am 10/25/08 11:00am, Joseph Anzalone of Washington says the ads for displayed in D.C.'s Metro system are so disturbing they should be taken down. The advertisements depict a post-apocalyptic District, with a caved-in Capitol dome, ruined…