Sunday, August 31, 2008

[The Chosun Ilbo, August 18 2008] Laws to Rein in Internet Portals Are Needed

The government and the ruling Grand National Party have decided to revise related laws governing print and online news outlets, classifying Internet portals as news organizations so that they will face more social responsibility. The aim is to classify Internet portals so they fall under the jurisdiction of the Press Arbitration Commission and can be held accountable in a court of law if an article carried by them draws libel complaints.

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