Chinese Prisoners Forced to Gold Farm

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The Guardian reports that certain Chinese prisoners are being forced to gold farm. According to the article, prisoners at the Jixi labor camp played games such as World of Warcraft to accumulate virtual goods that could be sold to online gamers. Prison bosses apparently found the practice more profitable than manual labor, and would beat prisoners who failed to make quotas with plastic pipes.

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