South Korean Government Gives Its Watchdog Power To Delete Offensive Posts

Posted on Apr 18 2012 - 11:02am by Editorial Staff

In an urge to break down the continuously growing racism over on the web, the South Korean government giving its media watchdog the power to delete offensive posts. The organization says that racist remarks are on the rise following the recent alleged murder of a Korean woman by a Korean-Chinese man. Six comments have been removed from unspecified sites by the Korea Communications Standards Commission (KCSC) so far this year. The comments ranged from specifically anti-Chinese to more generally nationalistic spiels against multiculturalism.

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