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Malicious Online Comments, the Silent Killer

Malicious Online Comments, the Silent Killer

SEOUL, Nov. 26 (Korea Bizwire) – K-pop singer Goo Ha-ra, who was bombarded with malicious comments online and suffered from depression, was found dead at home Sunday in a suspected suicide. As such sad news spread following fellow K-pop star Sulli’s death last month, calls are growing for the government to supplement the system of punishment for [...]

Cyber Defamation, Insults Developing into Serious Social Problem

Cyber Defamation, Insults Developing into Serious Social Problem

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — While malicious comments on the Internet have emerged as a social problem following the death of singer-actress Sulli, it seems that the number of cases of cyber defamation and humiliation is on the rise. According to the National Police Agency Wednesday, the number of cyber defamation and insult cases [...]