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Proposed South Korean law targets sexual harassment in games like Overwatch

5 days ago   |   By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

South Korean lawmakers are considering a bill that would make sexual harassment in online games like Overwatch punishable in court. Kim Sumin, who is a secretary of the National Assembly Women's and Family Committee, proposed the law in an attempt to close gaps within current legislation and to increase awareness around the issue.
South Korea already has laws that cover online insults and defamation, but according to a Seoul Newspaper story accessible via Naver , Kim wants to amend the existing legislation because it “does not have explicit punishment for sexual harassment that occurs in...
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