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Lawmaker Suggests Go Match Records be Protected under Copyright Law

Lawmaker Suggests Go Match Records be Protected under Copyright Law

SEOUL, June 30 (Korea Bizwire) – One of the greatest former Go-players, Cho Hunhyun, now a Saenuri Party Representative, suggested that Go match records should be protected under copyright law in a report for a provisional session of the Education, Culture, Sports & Tourism Committee. Rep. Cho told Kim Jong-deok, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, [...]

S. Korean Go Player ‘Surprised’ after Losing to Computer

S. Korean Go Player ‘Surprised’ after Losing to Computer

SEOUL, March 9 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean Go player Lee Se-dol admitted to feeling “surprised” after losing the first match of the five-game showdown against computer on Wednesday. “I didn’t think I’d lose, and I was quite surprised,” Lee told a press conference in Seoul after succumbing to Google’s artificial intelligence (AI) program, AlphaGo. Lee [...]