Korean Curfew Imposed on Juvenile Gamers

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The government of Korea announced last week that it would seek to cut off or dramatically slow young gamers’ Internet access between Midnight and 8:00 AM in an effort to cut down on incidents of addiction and other harms associated with extended MMO sessions.
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I wonder if we'll see more news stories like these...

Russian Boy Allegedly Kills Dad Over Video Game Ban
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2010/04/13/russian-boy-allegedly-kills-dad-video-game-ban/

Man Stabs Family Over Canceled Internet
http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/dpps/news/dpgoh-report-man-stabs-family-over-cancelled-internet-fc-20100419_7127339 [Broken]

With the recent news of countries filtering the net are we seeing the end of net neutrality?
 
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Borg
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Jeesh Greg. You need to stop reading FOX News. :wink:

Seriously, those are pretty odd stories.
 
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Its a bit sad if you ask me...
 
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It's even sadder when parents do have or exercise control over kids' gaming.
 

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