- No internet connection or internet connection too slow at home;
- PC at home probably not as good as the net cafe's boxes;
In case of Korea, the Internet penetration rate and the speed is one of the highest and fastest in the world. so it has little to do with the speed of the internet. And of all the internet cafes i've been to, they are not top notch as cafe owners don't want to spend too much on the equipment and the latest games that might drag down the speed. (exception to WOW) Plus, most people can buy gaming grade PC for under $1000 which is affordable for any household in Korea. Considering that Korean economy is at 12th according to cia.gov, i think there are plenty of markets out there. You and i do agree on the social aspect of going to net cafes. Some experts in Korea forcasts that blizzard will sell 10M copies within 2 years after the SC2 launch.
the problem with DRM is that it turns everything into rented content.
No, i didn't still your movie. I am just 'renting' it! like you want!!
The easiest way to figure the cost of living is to take your income and add ten percent.