Extra! Korea

April 14, 2009

Even the Blue House are posing as foreigners at YouTube

Filed under: censorship — extrakorea @ 8:37 am

Recently, YouTube rejected Korea’s real-name system, but nevertheless, there has been speculation that people in Korea would pretend to be foreigners at YouTube. This is because Koreans still cannot upload videos or post comments unless they give personal information such as their real name. Surely, only scalawags would do such a thing, right? It turns out that the Blue House (home of the South Korean president, similar to America’s White House) have been uploading videos to YouTube, and pretending to be foreigners while doing so.
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  1. […] Despite this, this is expected to increase the exodus of Korean users from Korean sites (such as Naver) to foreign sites (such as YouTube) which began earlier this year. Heck, even the Blue House is doing it. […]

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