An inevitable consequence?

Today’s New York Times has introduced the Jump Up Internet Rescue School in Mokcheon, Korea, under the title: “In Korea, a Boot Camp Cure for Web Obsession“. Yes, as the title gives away, it’s a combination of boot camp and rehab centre for obsessed internet users, which, er, many of us are. You surely didn’t think the nickname “digital nirvana” came with no price tag, did you?

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(Photos From DC Inside, an Internet forum that was originally established to discuss digital cameras and photography, but soon became one of the biggest sources of online cults in Korea. These are self-mocking portraits of DC users, or internet addicts in general, put up on their bulletin boards.)

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