Mandatory ICRA/PICS in South Korea ( was Re: [LINK] IT: Essay: ICRA - Censoring The World, Round 2
Sat, 23 Mar 2002 23:20:49 +1100
On Sat, 23 Mar 2002 21:39:16 +1000, Irene Graham wrote:
>On April 24, 2001, the Information and Communications Ethics Committee (ICEC)
>released its "Criteria for Indecent Internet Sites", officially classifying
>homosexuality in the category of 'obscenity and perversion'. With this rating,
>the ICEC effectively called for the removal of gay-related material from
>virtually all websites based in Korea.
Anyone familiar with Yahoo will realise there's a wide variety of
groups devoted to discussion and even the exchange of graphical
material. I wonder how this ordinance deals with groups such as:-
"This e-mail group is organized to promote korean queer(lesbian, gay
and all other sexual minorities)'s cultural visibility in film
cultures in Korea. Please join and enjoy your pleasures in own eyes.
여기는 셀粘壺楮된제가 임시로 마련한 메일링리스트임다. 눈있고 귀있고
욕심있어 제 볼 것 보겠다는 이들을 위해 마련한 가상의 센터임다. 마음껏