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South Koreans Petition to Throw out Active X

Categories: East Asia, South Korea, Citizen Media, Digital Activism, Technology

Over 6,200 South Koreans have joined a online petition calling [1] [ko] on the government to stop employing Active X control. A long-term monopoly of Active X [2] and digital certificate-based authentication system have been accused for meddling with the user's privacy setting and making the entire nation vulnerable to hacking attacks [3].