Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Fear of excessive game-playing on Net rises in S. Korea - The Boston Globe

Fear of excessive game-playing on Net rises in S. Korea - The Boston Globe "More people drop dead while eating dinner than playing online games. But Lee's death this month gained widespread notoriety, bolstering fears among South Koreans that they've become hooked on the Internet.
South Korean authorities have linked several high-profile deaths to excessive Internet game-playing. Some believe that cyber cafes have in effect become the opium dens of the 21st century, luring players into staying around the clock and disregarding their health and responsibilities."
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