Monday, November 20, 2006

INSIDE JoongAng Daily: "[Going to the blogs]Free speech and emotional land claims

Freedom of speech, impetuous Korean netizens and the always controversial Dokdo issue converged this past week to provide fodder for the Korean blogosphere. The story began with a post at the blog 'Occidentalism' (www. stating that one of its frequent contributors, Gerry Bevers, had been asked by the president of the university where he is employed to cease posting on the Internet his research into Korea's and Japan's claims on Dokdo/Takeshima. The request from the president evidently came after angry netizens voiced their complaints to the university concerning Bevers' assertions about flaws in Korea's historical claims to the islands"

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