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Online gamers in China must soon register with real names
Written by Daniel   
Friday, 16 January 2009 12:15

The addictive nature of online gaming has been proven, at least anecdotally, time and time again

By Frank Caron | Published: January 16, 2009 - 11:35AM CT
ARS Technica

While not everyone who jumps into the digital realms of World of Warcraft or the various other massively-multiplayer online role-playing games is liable to get endlessly sucked in, those with addictive personalities certainly run the risk. In fact, in the East, the problem has gotten so severe that the government of China will soon require MMO players to register their real names when creating online accounts as an anti-addiction measure.



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