The South Korean government policies on mengelurkan some online games that are as devastating to the user. The goal is good, that reduce dependence on online gaming, which is a latent problem in the developed world.
Regulation, called “Cinderella law” that forced the players under their game, so leave the session after midnight. It was midnight in the blackout policy that applies to players that included so much younger than 24.00. This rule includes “reduce speed” is also a connection speed will drop dramatically accident when the user is connected at one time.
Are the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism, which initiated the idea. The aim is to prevent underage gambling, online gambling, many known addictive to play.
This program is intended to Title 19 role-playing game, which already account for 79 percent of the market for online games there as domestic “Barameui Nara”, “Maple Story” and “Mabinogi”. For a time, only four stocks are submitted to the program “Dragon’s Nest” “Dungeon & Fighter” maupaun.
Extract from the Korea Herald, was the policy because of concerns that young people are increasingly entangled with addiction to online games Korean made. Cases began to appear as a person dying after spending several days without a break, just to play online. Until the tragic story of a newborn due to hunger because of parents who engage in online games can be neglected.
Meanwhile, these provisions is a strong reaction. Society that even the Korean game industry association (Kaoga) is preparing a complaint to the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism, sign up to adopt this legislation.
Kaoga support, even if well-intentioned regulation has gone beyond the basic principle of the Constitution of the State, happiness, freedom and dignity guaranteed. In addition, they are rules that apply only to companies in Korea in protest, but not the company other than that.