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More Fallout Over Greek Game Ban

By Amanda Castleman | Also by this reporter Page 1 of 1

02:00 AM Feb. 13, 2003 PT

ATHENS -- The government is standing by its controversial law banning electronic games in public, which Greek judges consider unconstitutional. But the European Union has warned Greece: Drop it or get hauled into court for hampering the free movement of goods.

Designed to stop illegal gambling, the law casts its net too wide, the EU says, ensnaring innocent Internet café owners and computer game companies.