Commonwealth Club to offer Live Stream of Yee- Rose Debate

March 4, 2011 -

You may recall that a long time ago (see this story on February 9) we mentioned that the Commonwealth Club would host a video game debate. On March 17 George Rose, Executive VP and Chief Public Policy Officer at Activision Blizzard, and Leland Yee, California State Senator (and San Francisco mayoral candidate), will get together with Michael McConnell, Director of the Stanford Constitutional Law Center and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. The roundtable / debate / deathmatch will be moderated by John Diaz, Editorial Page Editor for the San Francisco Chronicle.

The organizers of the event wanted those that are not capable of making it to the event that they can watch a web cast of it live via its LiveStream Channel. It will run live on March 17 at 6 PM Pacific Time.

It should be an intelligent and heated discussion on violent video games and the role of the government in regulating them.


Comments

Re: Commonwealth Club to offer Live Stream of Yee- Rose ...

We can expect that Mr. Yee is still not gonna take his words back on his videogame criticism after this.

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Re: Commonwealth Club to offer Live Stream of Yee- Rose ...

 On St. Patricks Day?  Really?  Nice timing bozo's.  I'll be knee-deep in Guinness by 1800....

Re: Commonwealth Club to offer Live Stream of Yee- Rose ...

I hope I can watch it.

Re: Commonwealth Club to offer Live Stream of Yee- Rose ...

What if we get a decision by the Court before the debate takes place? Either way, someone's argument would be rendered moot.

Re: Commonwealth Club to offer Live Stream of Yee- Rose ...

"It should be an intelligent and heated discussion on violent video games and the role of the government in regulating them."

Rose is that smart, eh?

 

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