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What Is Net Neutrality & Why Should I Care? - 0 views

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    "This effectively ensured that all South Koreans are forced to use Internet Explorer. To this day, OS X and Linux hasn't seen the same degree of adoption in Korea as it has in Europe, China and the United States. It also means that 75% of South Korean netizens use some variety of IE because… Well? They have to. It also means that many South Korean websites are fundamentally less advanced, less user friendly and much less secure than their Western counterparts. The cruel irony is that this government intervention effectively hamstrung an entire industry"
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To Avoid Government Surveillance, South Koreans Abandon Local Software And Flock To Ger... - 0 views

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    "A story on the site of the Japanese broadcaster NHK shows how this is playing out in the world of social networks. Online criticism of the behavior of the President of South Korea following the sinking of the ferry MV Sewol prompted the government to set up a team to monitor online activity. That, in its turn, has led people to seek what the NHK article calls "cyber-asylum" -- online safety through the use of foreign mobile messaging services, which aren't spied on so easily by the South Korean authorities. According to the NHK article: Many users have switched [from the hugely-popular home-grown product KakaoTalk] to a German chat app called Telegram. It had 50,000 users in early September. Now 2 million people have signed up."
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'Anonymous Korea' Attacks North Korean State Websites - 0 views

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    ""Anonymous Korea" claimed to take down several North Korean state websites Saturday, just hours after North Korea said it has entered into a "state of war" with South Korea. North Korea's main official state website was back up and running, as of 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Saturday. But Mashable was still unable to access three of the five listed websites that Anonymous Korea claimed to have attacked. "
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BBC News - South Korean children face gaming curfew - 0 views

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    The South Korean government is to ban school-aged children from playing online games during the night.
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Internet crackdown raises fears for free speech in Britain | Technology | The Guardian - 0 views

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    "Critics of the government's flagship internet regulation policy are warning it could lead to a North Korean-style censorship regime, where regulators decide which websites Britons are allowed to visit, because of how broad the proposals are."
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Generative AI Is Enabling Fraud and Misinformation - Here Is What You Should Know | by ... - 0 views

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    "ussian, North Korean, or Iranian state backed-hackers, for example, might now be able to execute much more convincing social engineering and election interference schemes in the US using this tool. ChatGPT can also generate multiple versions of these campaigns and many fake online profiles to promote them, to allow the success of such attacks through sheer volume or variation in content."
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