Latest posts by Jae Yeon Kim
South Korean Man Allegedly Kills Noisy Neighbors
A 45-year-old South Korean man allegedly killed his two upstairs neighbors during the hectic Lunar New Year holiday weekend. The reason? The man claimed they were too noisy.
South Korea: Net Neutrality Debate Re-emerges
Net neutrality debates in South Korea re-emerged after a recent government decision. South Korean online space erupted with complaints blaming the government for favoring telecommunication companies.
South Korea: Web App Controversy Reignites Net Neutrality Debate
The threat of a government clampdown on a free smart phone messenger app, has reignited the net neutrality debate in South Korea. This core principle of Internet governance is fast becoming one of the country's most debated issues.
South Korea: Controversies on the Return of Korean Royal Books
Koreans celebrated in May 2011 the return of a collection of Korean Royal books, looted by French troops in 1866. As it was later found out that the return was a de facto 'rent' of the treasure, many people have expressed resentment toward the French and Korean governments for failing to fulfill their long awaited wish.
South Korea: Dating App Developer Convicted of Privacy Violation
The web developer of a controversial mobile application which tracks down the current location of one’s boy/girlfriend, has been indicted without detention by police in South Korea for violating the country's telecommunication law. South Korean net users have criticized the authorities and media of misunderstanding the application.