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Spies, Bloggers and Raids in South Korea

Categories: East Asia, South Korea, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Elections, Freedom of Speech, Politics

South Korean state prosecutors raided the National Intelligence Service headquarter [1] amid allegations that the agency hired bloggers and used its agents to manipulate public opinion before the presidential election. The Daum Agora site posted [2] [ko] a snippet of data on the agency's electioneering which was collected by the Lawyers for a Democratic Society.