Computer game cheaters in South Korea will face prison term

Computer game cheaters in South Korea will face prison term

Daily Mail British publication referring to PVP Live portal informs that South Korea has adopted strict legislation, regulating cheating in computer games. One will face $43 thousand penalty (50 million KRW) for online game cheating.

Prison term of 5 years is also provided for the most complicated cases. New legislation focuses on the eSports industry development in the country and protection of game developers’ rights.

South Korea is the first country in the world that has started holding major eSports tournaments. Here, eSports players are treated in the same way as actors, pop singers and traditional sport representatives.

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