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Where the Boys Are

By Richard Whitmire — August 17, 2010 1 min read
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In South Korea, 10,000 gather to watch top video gamers battle it out.

From the article:

For at least five years, the government has tried to combat Internet addiction through education for parents, counseling, discussions about alternative activities. "But these policies haven't been effective so far," said Kim Sung Byuk, an official at the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family. "So now the government is putting more force into the issue."

Can we get one of those ministries ... Gender Equality?

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