19 novembre 2007

250,000 internet addicts in South Korea

South Korea is one of the most Internet connected country in the World with more than 2 third of the population on the Web. That's 34M out of 51M.
Broadband is fast and cheap and secondary effect, like with Gaming are showing up: addiction.
According to the NY Times, 250,000 South Korean are addict. That's 7 out 1000.
To help them, Desintox programs are offered and promoted in the street, like this ad.
We are 1.25 billion on the net today, that would mean, at South Korean standard, 8.75M addicts...
Scary.

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