The incumbent Saenuri Party is trying to pass a nicely titled “Addiction Control Law” which lists drugs, alcohol, gambling, and not other than “internet games and media contents” as the Big Four addictions that a national agency created under the new law must develop responses to. K.S. Park at Open Net argues that such attempt fails to make distinctions between ‘inherently harmful material’ and ‘material open to abuse’ and is no different from bringing into regulatory control all forms of human behavior such as power trip, sex, greed. Read the Korean original here.
Part 9 of Open Net’s Special Lecture Series on Media Literacy – Exploring Digital Verification Methods (16:00 January 11, Online)
Part 9 of Open Net’s Special Lecture Series on Media...