Gamespot, on July 21, spoke with ESRB president Patricia Vance, regarding the GTA: SA
"Hot Coffee" mod. In the interview
, Patricia Vance makes some interesting and key points, "What we're saying is that if you, as publisher, produce content that's pertinent to a rating, and leave it on a disc--risking that it might be accessed by a modder--then it's your responsibility. And if it undermines the accuracy of the rating, it's your responsibility," and, "It's up to publishers to take action against third-party modders, not ours. Our only obligation is to make sure that the rating is accurate." It's a good read and gives some great insight into how and why the ESRB changed the rating.
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