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Jae Yeon Kim

Independent researcher. Authored three Korean books on the nation's innovation policy. Interested in comparative political economy. Currently living in Seoul.

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Latest posts by Jae Yeon Kim

18 February 2013

South Korean Man Allegedly Kills Noisy Neighbors

A 45-year-old South Korean man allegedly killed his two upstairs neighbors during the hectic Lunar New Year holiday weekend. The reason? The man claimed they were too noisy.

15 July 2012

South Korea: Net Neutrality Debate Re-emerges

Net neutrality debates in South Korea re-emerged after a recent government decision. South Korean online space erupted with complaints blaming the government for favoring telecommunication companies.

1 August 2011

South Korea: Web App Controversy Reignites Net Neutrality Debate

The threat of a government clampdown on a free smart phone messenger app, has reignited the net neutrality debate in South Korea. This core principle of Internet governance is fast...

30 July 2011

South Korea: Controversies on the Return of Korean Royal Books

Koreans celebrated in May 2011 the return of a collection of Korean Royal books, looted by French troops in 1866. As it was later found out that the return was...

3 March 2011

South Korea: Dating App Developer Convicted of Privacy Violation

The web developer of a controversial mobile application which tracks down the current location of one’s boy/girlfriend, has been indicted without detention by police in South Korea for violating the...

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