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South Korean Man Convicted But Avoids Jail Time For Re-Tweets

» by November 22nd, 2012 at 3:10 am » Comments (1)

I understand why South Korea has the National Security Law, but I think going after Twitter users is probably a bit extreme: A South Korean man has received a suspended 10-month ...more »

Follow ROK Drop On Facebook

» by March 8th, 2011 at 4:47 pm » Comments (2)

A few readers have already spotted the site I put up on Facebook, but for those that haven't you can either "Like" the Fan Page I set up or follow ...more »

Hacker Hits North Korea’s Twitter Account

» by January 9th, 2011 at 7:15 pm » Comments (4)

I guess the Dear Leader won't be too happy about this if he even knows what Twitter is: North Korea's Twitter account was apparently hacked with a string of tweets ...more »

Chinese Woman Sentenced One Year In Prison For Twitter Message

» by November 20th, 2010 at 7:28 pm » Comments (3)

This sentence seems pretty harsh even by Chinese standards: China has sentenced a woman to a year in a labor camp for "disrupting social order" by retweeting a satirical message urging ...more »

Journalist Captured By Taliban Tweets His Location On Twitter

» by September 13th, 2010 at 5:09 pm » Comments (14)

This article is interesting not so much in regards to the captured journalist using Twitter to Tweet his location, but it gives a glimpse on who some of the so ...more »

Picture of the Day: Kang Ki-gap the Twitterer

» by February 28th, 2010 at 1:00 pm » Comments (2)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="441" caption="Kang Ki-gap (강기갑) demonstrates TwitPic just in time for the next National Assembly brawl."][/caption] Via Brian on Twitter. more »

Twitter Account Spoofs President Lee

» by January 20th, 2010 at 9:54 pm » Comments (3)

This just goes to show that even with a real-name system people will find ways to get around it: Twitter, which has become a powerful tool in expanding Internet-based and mobile ...more »

Recommended List of Korea Related Twitter Pages

» by September 11th, 2009 at 5:40 am » Comments (14)

Philip over at London Korean Links has a really good posting up about Twitter and how its use has exploded in the K-blogosphere: If the KCNA has discovered the power of ...more »

Army Looking at Banning Twitter & Facebook

» by July 31st, 2009 at 4:18 pm » Comments (3)

It has been such a short time since the Army reversed course on social media that you would think they would have addressed these security concerns back then: Defense officials are ...more »

The Newest Twitterer: North Korea

» by June 27th, 2009 at 3:27 pm » Comments (2)

Not only has Kim Jong-il gotten into Twitter, but now so has the North Korean media: It's best known as the place to tell millions what you had for breakfast. But ...more »

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