Electronic Arts Kowtows to Military, Removes Taliban Name from Game

Recently, Electronic Arts came under fire for their decision to include the Taliban as a playable force in their upcoming Medal of Honor game. The U.S. military said that they would refuse to stock the title in their on-base stores if it contained the ability to play as the Taliban. EA did not make any comment at the time about how they would handle the situation, but now Executive Producer Greg Goodrich has released a statement on the Medal of Honor website indicating the removal of the Taliban name from the game.

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Sony’s Linux Removal Update May Hurt Military, Too

Sony’s marketing campaign always maintained that the PS3 only does everything before it removed the “Other OS” option. Little did they know how close to the truth they were. Unfortunately, as this Ars Technica article points out, the removal of Linux with a recent update might cause them to lose one of their biggest customers and hurt military research all in one fell swoop.

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