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China: No PC Allowed

Several universities in Mainland China has forbidden university first year students from bringing their personal computers to the classroom in order to stop them from playing computer game in the classroom. Xuexheshidai points out (zh)that some universities in the U.S would sponsor students to have their own PC. The blogger also comments that the present university regulation in China is a most brutal way in disciplining the students.


  • […] so many ways to fisk it I got frustrated and decided to leave it for you to do yourself.Finally, from Oiwan Lam at Global Voices, some Chinese universities have hit upon the perfect solution to the problem of game addicted […]

  • the Chinese saying 因噎废食 is a metaphor of such silly actions.

  • another Cantonese expression is “cutting once toes to prevent bugs from bitting”. :)

  • […] overseas. Highest ratio of any country. The number is still growing. Several universities in China forbid students from bringing their personal computers to the classroom. Posted in China. Tags: brain […]

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