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Report: Chinese prisoners 'forced' to farm gold

By Alice O'Connor, May 26, 2011 6:00am PDT

Inmates at a China prison were "forced" to farm gold in MMOs, a British newspaper has reported. The dark side of gold farming is hardly a secret, but it's surprising to hear it practised in such a way.


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Study: Gold Farming $500M Industry, Ties to Criminal Underworld

By Blake Ellison, Aug 25, 2008 9:57am PDT

Gold farming in games like World of Warcraft is now an industry worth an annual $500 million, according to a study from Manchester University...


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