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Academics warn of Internet addiction

TANGLED WEB:Academics said that an ill-conceived government policy to boost South Korea’s Internet gaming industry had left 2.4 million youngsters suffering addiction

By Yang Chiu-ying and Stacy Hsu  /  Staff reporter, with Staff writer

“While I acknowledge the significance of pluralistic education and multifaceted development, discretion is needed to prevent ill-conceived policies and insufficient supplementary measures, and most importantly to prevent the country from following the same road as South Korea,” Wang said.

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