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War of Internet Addiction 网瘾战争

At the World Craft: The Business and Culture of Gaming in East Asia conference we were shown a  machinima made by Chinese World of Warcraft players entitled ‘War of Internet Addiction’ 网瘾战争’ (see the full video here with translation).  The drama/documentary covers a number of issues facing WoW players in China over the past couple […]

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two themes for the ‘Chinese’ Web

There are two major themes that frame the discussion of the net in China.  One is the familiar set of censorship and control, the newer one is that of internal development (often discussed as dependent on the exclusion of external products for its success).  Do you anticipate these themes changing as the mobile market (w/ internet […]

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