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China used prisoners in lucrative internet gaming work

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Chinese prisoners were forced into 'gold farming' – building up credits on online games such as World of Warcraft.

As a prisoner at the Jixi labour camp, Liu Dali would slog through tough days breaking rocks and digging trenches in the open cast coalmines of north-east China. By night, he would slay demons, battle goblins and cast spells.

Liu says he was one of scores of prisoners forced to play online games to build up credits that prison guards would then trade for real money. The 54-year-old, a former prison guard who was jailed for three years in 2004 for "illegally petitioning" the central government about corruption in his hometown, reckons the operation was even more lucrative than the physical labour that prisoners were also forced to do...
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R.I.P. Winamp: Winamp to Shut Down For Good

R.I.P. Winamp: Winamp to Shut Down For Good | All Geeks | Scoop.it
Well, that really whips the llama's ass!
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Mark Laird MSc's curator insight, November 25, 2013 6:50 PM

Gutted! What a program!

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Space Invaders Ceramics Class up Your Kitchen

Space Invaders Ceramics Class up Your Kitchen | All Geeks | Scoop.it
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by mudstuffing s Etsy shop

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KatRas's curator insight, January 17, 7:23 AM

That is brilliant, the combination of old and new. Inspirational print for T-shirt and zine.
 

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Super Mario Happy Meal Toys from Mcdonald’s Japan: You Deserve a Break Today

Super Mario Happy Meal Toys from Mcdonald’s Japan: You Deserve a Break Today | All Geeks | Scoop.it
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grrrrrr

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The Walking Dead Monopoly

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at ThinkGeek or Amazon.com!

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Donald McClendon's curator insight, November 17, 2013 4:20 PM

Finally! For all my "walker" friends out there, the ultimate board game!

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A Wes Anderson Tribute

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Spoke Art Gallery

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KatRas's curator insight, January 17, 7:26 AM

Well i just had to scoop.it as i love Wes Anderson and everything he does. Also what could be better combination(for my project, than this) sci-fi and Wes!

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3A Toys – Iron Man Toy

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by Ashley Wood

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Every Single Death in the Game of Thrones Series

Every Single Death in the Game of Thrones Series | All Geeks | Scoop.it
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The proof that George RR Martin is absolutely ruthless.

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Kévin Lahouratate's curator insight, March 12, 11:37 AM

Pas grave ils vont tous revenir d'une façon ou... d'une autre! 

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The Life and Times of an Aging Superhero Captured in Oil Paintings

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sooooooo nice

by Andreas Englund

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FizX Entertainment's comment, October 21, 8:17 PM
this is awesome
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Shanghai Theater Accidentally Uses Photoshopped fanmade Poster for Thor 2 Instead Of Real Thor

Shanghai Theater Accidentally Uses Photoshopped fanmade Poster for Thor 2 Instead Of Real Thor | All Geeks | Scoop.it
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