Using the ‘Internet’ inside North Korea
- Tuesday, 11 December 2012 00:02
The BBC has an interesting article today on surfing the ‘Internet’ inside North Korea
– which means, per previous description here
, surfing a circumscribed, domestic-content-only version of the Net.
Fun fact #1 from the article: “There’s a curious quirk on every official North Korean website. A piece of programming that must be included in each page’s code. […] Whenever leader Kim Jong-un is mentioned, his name is automatically displayed ever so slightly bigger than the text around it.”
Fun fact #2: “The computer’s calendar does not read 2012, but 101 – the number of years since the birth of Kim Il-sung.”
Read the rest of the story at the BBC