In push to regulate, South Korean politicians claim online games are a drug


South Korea has long been called the mecca of eSports. If the country’s parliament passes a new law that classifies online gaming as an “antisocial addiction” on par with drug use and alcohol, it could change the way the country looks at professional gaming.

A law under consideration in South Korea’s parliament has sparked vociferous debate by grouping popular online games such as “StarCraft” with gambling, drugs and alcohol as an anti-social addiction the government should do more to stamp out.

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