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South Korean Government Sends Online Addicts to Boot Camp

Imagine being shipped off, kicking and screaming, to forested areas in the heart of Seoul, South Korea for boot camp rehabilitation. The victims are then subjected to military-style obstacle courses, counsellor-lead discussion groups and hobby ... classes designed to take their minds off their uncontrollable urges. The addiction? Online Surfing. South Korea is one of the most "wired" nations in the world. An astounding ninety per cent of homes are connected to cheap, high-speed broadband connections. Now, many are finding it impossible to pry themselves away from their computer screens. In many ... (view more)

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