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Chinese Prison Inmates Forced to Moonlight as World of Warcraft "Gold Farmers" for Guards

Earlier this week, the Guardian newspaper based in London told the story of a former prisoner at northeast China's Jixi labor camp who spent his days breaking rocks and digging trenches in the open cast coalmines and his weary nights forcibly playing World of Warcraft (WoW) for hours on end to build up virtual currency that his jailers could sell for actual money...

May 27, 2011 — Larry Greenemeier
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