Fake comments by real soldiers: South Korean scandals through a digital rights lens
In South Korea, troll armies have spurred political scandals. The response must protect free expression and democratic discourse.
Bold statements, “major events,” and karaoke abound in creative new transparency reports
A year and a half after the Snowden revelations, more technology companies and telcos are publishing transparency reports on government requests for user information and content removals. Several companies published transparency reports for the first time in early 2015, including Daum Kakao, Reddit, Medium, and Cheezburger. These are innovative companies — and they came up with novel approaches to presenting their data and policies.
South Korean IM app takes bold stand against police abuses
Access commends KakaoTalk for recognizing the need for extreme measures in the face of overbearing and arbitrary government surveillance.