The multiplayer online game Defense of The Ancient (DOTA) will be banned in internet cafes and computer shops in Salawag Village in Dasmarinas, Cavite in the Philippines.
This is after a barangay resolution was released by the ‘Sanguniang Barangay’ (Village council) on January 19, 2015 (Monday) stating that playing DOTA is now banned in computer shops. Players can only play DOTA 2 at home, and of course with guidance from parents.
Watch the news report of 24 Oras below:
The Barangay Resolution number 008-S-2015 states the playing DOTA online or offline is now banned in Internet cafes under the jurisdiction of Salawag Village in Dasmarinas Cavite. DOTA can however be played while at home.
The resolution explained that DOTA became the favorite computer game of the youths in the village. It became one of the reasons there is disturbance inside computer cafes and in the community. It also influenced the youths to commit different crimes so they can play popular online games.
Computer Shops who will be caught violating the resolution will be penalized; the First offense will be suspension of their shops’ operation for two months; the second offense will be the closure of the computer shop; the third offense will be revocation of barangay business clearance.