The parents of three children gunned down in a US high school shooting have filed a #130 million law suit against Internet porn sites and games companies, claiming media violence was the cause.
The lawsuit has been filed against Nintendo of America, Sega of America, Sony Computer Entertainment and three Internet porn sites, as well as the makers and distributors of the Leonardo Di Caprio Movie ?The Basketball Diaries."
The parents claim the media drove 14 year old Michael Carneal, a self-confessed computer junkie, to open fire on his classmates at a high school in Kentucky in December 1997.
The suit claims the companies glorify violence and promote ?disregard for authority." It also claims that the companies ?should have known that copycat violence would be caused by their products."
Carneal, at the time of the shooting, was sentenced to life in prison.
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