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Old May 26, 2011, 03:20 PM
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Default Chinese prisoners forced to farm gold in MMO games [Globe and Mail]

A report that suggests that Chinese prisoners are forced to play MMO games and farm gold to be sold for real money:
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Chinese prisoners were forced to earn virtual money in online games (MMOs) that was then traded for real-world money, according to a former inmate interviewed by The Guardian this week.
The anonymous man, himself a former prison guard who was incarcerated in 2004 for three years after “illegally petitioning” perceived government corruption, stated that in addition to his hard labour duties — which included mining coal — he was forced to play games for up to 12 hours at a time, performing simple tasks that resulted in game currency.
Chinese prisons force inmates to farm gold in MMO games - The Globe and Mail
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doesnt surprise me one bit :)
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YEA! WoW FTW! GO CHINA!

Lol well I dunno what to say to this. Mining coal for 12 hours ain't enough so they have to farm gold... This is why I sometimes feel ashamed to be Chinese.
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I'd have thought you'd be ashamed to admit you play WoW.
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what have we learned here today kids ?
don't go to Chinese jail they make you do things you may not wish to do and they DO NOT CARE
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I'd have thought you'd be ashamed to admit you play WoW.
I don't play WoW

Wait.... I think I just got the underlying meaning behind that lol.
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