[Foundation-l] South Korean Government's regulations on real name for Internet

teun spaans teun.spaans at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 05:35:12 UTC 2009

"oncurrently April 1 is when the amendment to South Korea’s Act on the
Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and User
Protection will go into effect".
That date smells ;-)

On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 6:53 AM, RYU Cheol <rcheol at gmail.com> wrote:

> According to this post,
> http://briandeutsch.blogspot.com/2009/03/google-korea-youtube-korea-to-begin.html
> ,
> "Google, the world’s largest Internet company, has finally submitted
> to South Korea‘s unprecedented Internet regulations, including
> agreeing to implement a “real name” system in which any South Korean
> can post their contents only after they confirm their resident
> registration number."
> Wikipedia have to response to this regulation.
> Any site which has more than 100,000 visitors for a day have to
> implement real name system according to the regulation.
> We have to check the number of visitors from South Korea. If we have
> more than that, we have to decide if we will allow editing or not from
> South Korea.
> It's a serious challenge for Wikipedia.
> -Cheol
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