Entertainment Software Rating Association

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Entertainment Software Rating Association (ESRA)
IndustryOrganization and rating system
Founded2007 in Islamic Republic of Iran
HeadquartersTehran, Iran
Area served
Key people
Reza Ahmadi
(President, CEO) Seyed Mohammad Ali Seyed Hosseini
former logo

The Entertainment Software Rating Association (ESRA)[1] is a self-regulatory organization that assigns age and content ratings in Iran.[2][3][4][5][6][7] The system was established in 2007 by the Iran National Foundation of Computer Games[8][9] and has the status of a research project.[10][11][12]


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