Chinese boot camps tackle Internet addiction

Chinese boot camps tackle Internet addiction – International Herald Tribune

BEIJING: Combining sympathy with discipline, a military-style boot camp near Beijing is at the front line of China’s battle against Internet addiction, a disorder afflicting millions of the nation’s youth.

The Internet Addiction Treatment Center in Daxing County uses a blend of therapy and military drills to treat the children of China’s nouveau riche addicted to online games, Internet pornography, cybersex and chats.

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