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Nov 26 2009   10:13AM GMT

Websurfing no longer deadly for teenagers in China

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Teenage websurfers in China can now indulge their passions without fear of physical punishment, which has been banned as a form of “treatment” for internet addiction.

The ban comes after the death of a 15 year old undergoing this “treatment” which was prescribed to “encourage people to use the internet in a healthy way,” said officials. 

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