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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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imoutofthecontest1925d ago

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

MAJ0R1924d ago

I wonder if they will start protesting like Egypt and Syria

RedDead1924d ago

This is when Hackers become useful

TXIDarkAvenger1925d ago

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

thrasherv31925d ago

No. This is how communism works.

tablav1924d 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.

FantasyStar1924d ago

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

Yes_21924d ago

Please tell me you're joking.

ChristianGamer1924d ago

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

FantasyStar1924d ago (Edited 1924d 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.

lociefer1924d ago

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

FantasyStar1924d ago

We did it before in 2005 and it worked.

imoutofthecontest1924d ago

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

NaiNaiNai1924d 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-Mos1924d 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_2971924d 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.

Mmmkay1924d ago

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

gman_2971924d ago

No.

But I'm sure the gamers in Vietnam are.

TheObserver1924d 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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