Wednesday, October 04, 2006

The Korea Times : Naver CEO Threatens to Scrap News Service:
"Naver, South Korea’s primary Internet portal site, may stop offering its news service, according to chief executive officer of NHN, which runs the popular site ("
The Korea Times : Parody Sites Anger Government Agencies:
"The Ministry of Male and Family (, a parody site of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family (MOGEF), shut down on Sept. 25 with the organizer of the Web site leaving an apology on the memo board"
The Korea Times : Lawmaker Plans Bill to Call Time Out for Internet Games:
"A South Korean lawmaker plans to draft regulations to prevent children and adolescents from spending too much time on online games and Internet chatting."

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Traffic complaints can be reported via cell phone during Chuseok| News: "Date: October 04, 2006
Passengers will be able to report traffic accidents or other traffic-related complaints by sending still pictures or moving images via cell phone to the authorities from Oct. 3 to Oct. 8 to minimize inconvenience during the Chuseok holiday. "
Mobile digital broadcasting phone users asked for upgrade | News: "Date: October 02, 2006
Users of terrestrial-DMB (digital multimedia broadcasting) TV receivers are being asked to check with manufacturers for an upgrade as soon as possible due to critical malfunctions that are expected to happen in the middle of this month. "
INSIDE JoongAng Daily: "Cyberspace law, role of Internet focus of forum

October 02, 2006 ㅡ

How to police cyberspace is a work in progress.
With the world using the Internet as a means of expression more and more, global leaders met in Seoul last week to discuss the role of the Internet as a new platform for democracy."
Digital Chosunilbo (English Edition) : Daily News in English About Korea: "Chosun Honorary Chairman Suffers Hate Attack"
Digital Chosunilbo (English Edition) : Daily News in English About Korea: "A Terror Attack on the Press

Chosun Honorary Chairman Suffers Hate Attack

The terror attack against Chosun Ilbo honorary chairman Bang Woo-young is a reminder of the state of the society we live in, and of the environment in which the press must carry out its mission to make the truth public. "
Digital Chosunilbo (English Edition) : Daily News in English About Korea: "ADSL Users Get Slowest Service
ADSL high-speed Internet service is only about half as fast as cable internet service despite costing on average more than W5,000 (US$1=W948) more. "
S. Korea introduces new personal identification system for cyberspace