Democratic South Korea censoring critical internet comments

South Korean internet users critical of government officials have been blocked, accused of criminal defamation and fired from government jobs recently as South Korea has assaulted Internet freedom in a startling departure in the flourishing democracy.

The country, reeling from online profanities, pornography and challenges to authority, is finding it a challenge to support free speech. -db

From The New York Times, August 13, 2012, by Choe Sang-Hun.

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