Video: Escape from a Net Addiction Center

Danwei translates a video parodying treatments for Internet addiction:

The clips that make up this spoof are taken from the CCTV program “War With the Internet Demon” (战网魔), broadcast in 2008. The program was intended to illustrate the damaging effects of Internet addiction and praise Yang’s compassion, but the disturbing images of dazed young men wandering the halls of the Linyi Mental Hospital in Shandong Province make it hard to sympathize with Yang or the producers.

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