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Revised Laws Take Effect to Punish Even Possessors of Illegal Sexual Videos

Revised Laws Take Effect to Punish Even Possessors of Illegal Sexual Videos

SEOUL, May 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting Tuesday, anybody caught possessing or watching illegally filmed sexual videos could face up to three years in prison under revised laws on the aggravated punishment of digital sex crimes, government officials said. The government promulgated the revisions of the Criminal Act, the Act on Special Cases Concerning the [...]

Gov’t to Increase Penalties for Digital Sex Offenses

Gov’t to Increase Penalties for Digital Sex Offenses

SEOUL, April 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s government on Thursday announced new get-tough measures against digital sex crimes, vowing to push to punish even buyers, advertisers and possessors of child and youth sexual abuse materials, as well as their producers and sellers. The government said it will treat any production of digital sexual materials [...]