Standing there in ToA, I was intrguied by the local chat. It was about homosexuals and America. There were people that were freely insulting homosexuals, others America. Some were defending both. Now I happen to hear many of the aggressors (the ones insulting others) claim that they have the right to free speech, thus they can say anything they want, even at the expense of other players.
Now let me argue this, do you guys think that in the Guild Wars world, there is freedom of speech? I don't believe so.
1) Character names
There are words that you can and can't have in names, and a specified format in which they must be in.
2) Optional Chat filter
While you can turn it off, most people choose to let the filter be on, thus in a sense violating "Freedom of speech" if the person is unaware that you can turn if ott
By agreeing to these, you are bound to the ANet rules, not American laws. The catch is, ANet's American subsidiary is bound by-law to American law, this makes it a wise decision to imitate the laws of the American constituion, however, as a friend of mine put. In any virtual world that you enter, you lose all your rights when you click on "I Agree".