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Vietnam to ban late-night online gaming

Viet Nam's information and communication ministry has asked Internet service providers to block access to online games each day from 10pm to 8am by March 3.

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imoutofthecontest2044d ago

Because clearly video games were Vietnam's biggest social and economic problem.

MAJ0R2044d ago

I wonder if they will start protesting like Egypt and Syria

RedDead2044d ago

This is when Hackers become useful

TXIDarkAvenger2044d ago

That sucks. But honestly it should be the users choice when to play online and when not to.

thrasherv32044d ago

No. This is how communism works.

tablav2044d ago

In fairness, East Asia is usually where the stories of children starving to death due to neglect from their MMO-playing parents come from.

I'm not entirely surprised this has happened.

FantasyStar2044d ago

Can we just bomb Vietnam and fly our boys in to bring democracy already?

Yes_22044d ago

Please tell me you're joking.

ChristianGamer2044d ago

Who is we? All you do is sit at a desk and type nonsensical comments. So don't say we

FantasyStar2044d ago (Edited 2044d ago )

Says the xbot geohot-loving pirate. Sure buddy. Surre....

"nonsense" is the guy at the desk that supports a pirate-douche like geohot. Knowing that piracy can and will put honest devs out of work and nearly killed all of PC gaming except Steam because people feel "entitled" to their hardware a bit too much. PS3 for homebrew? YA RIGHT, stop kiddin yourself.

lociefer2044d ago

ya im pretty sure killing thousands of ppl will bestow democracy /sarc

FantasyStar2044d ago

We did it before in 2005 and it worked.

imoutofthecontest2044d ago

Hahaha whose alt account is this? Masterful trolling, truly. This is no rookie we're dealing with.

NaiNaiNai2044d ago

I'm not about to drag my ass over to another country that doesn't need us.

Hell I'm almost tired of fighting for idiots like you.

Kos-Mos2044d ago

Like you did before? Did you not learn anything from Full Metal Jacket? Or all the old vegetables in us that fought in the war?

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gman_2972044d ago

Let's think about this for a moment, shall we? Let's say the US or some place in EU decided, "You can't play late at night". Now, you get up at around 7 AM, get ready, walk out the door at 8:15, get to work at 9 AM, then work to 5 PM. You now have 5 hours to play your games online. Is that fair to you, the consumer? You paid for the game with your hard-earned money, then your government decides to tell you what you can and can't do with your very legal product?

To put it bluntly, that's BULLSHIT.

Mmmkay2044d ago

get a night job from 11pm to 7am.... game all you want. no problem.

gman_2972044d ago

No.

But I'm sure the gamers in Vietnam are.

TheObserver2044d ago

Like hell that's going to be enforced. That's basically telling internet cafe not to take customer's money.

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