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Product Liability and Online Games

MSN Games: Photosensitive Seizure Warning. A very small percentage of people may experience a seizure when exposed to certain visual images, including flashing lights or patterns that may appear in video games. Even people who have no history of seizures or epilepsy may have an undiagnosed condition that can cause these “photosensitive epileptic seizures” while watching video games.

I was doing some legal research on the MSN website looking for an online poker game. Seriously. Lottotron, Inc. had recently filed a patent infringement suit against Microsoft over its online poker and casino games. However, I got distracted by the above disclaimer about online games causing seizures. You’ve been warned.

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