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Chinese Internet Addiction Camp Shuts Down After Ex-Students Reveal Cruel Torture Stories

Yuzhang Shuyuan Institute, a digital detox camp located in southeast China’s Nanchang, has closed down after reports of cruel torture methods to deal with internet addiction surfaced on the web from former students.

The headmaster of the institute, which charges 30,000 yuan (roughly $4,530) for a six-month program, officially announced on Chinese social media that the school would cease operation starting November 2, according to Beijing News as translated by Daily Mail.