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  Tuesday, August 3, 2004

Could this be a new tactic for avoiding military service?

Finland dismissing Internet-addicted conscripts (AFP). AFP - A growing number of conscripts have to be dismissed from Finland's armed forces every year due to an Internet addiction that makes them unsuited for service, an official said. [Yahoo! News - World]

Used to be that young men who didn't care to be drafted might feign illness, disability, homosexuality, or some other factor that might get them out. Is "internet addiction" a new potential tactic?

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