How North Korea’s “Red Star OS” Implements Censorship

by Tracy Knauer •

Security researchers have revealed new details about the censorship features in North Korea’s homegrown operating system, Red Star OS, which monitors the files people store on their computer and traces them back to their source. Red Star OS is an operating developed by the North Korean government for use by the country’s citizens. It is based on Fedora Linux but …

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The Best Blocklists To Use When Torrenting

by Grey One •

In A Nutshell Currently, the best free blocklist is provided by Wael.Name, however this site has awful pop-ups and ads, so here’s a direct link to the blocklist. The Details A blocklist is simply a list of IP addresses to block when torrenting. Typically, these lists consist of the IP addresses of known snoopers or malware providers. However, blocklists only …

South Korea Revises Law Affecting Online Censorship

by Tracy Knauer •

South Korea’s modification of a law that regulates online content could lead to more Internet censorship in the country, critics say. Korea Times reports that the Korea Communications Standards Commission, or KCSC, has revised a law that allows people to dispute online content that may be defamatory in nature. In its previous form, the law only granted the alleged victims …

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Let Your Child Explore Your Computer Without Worries — Use A Virtual Machine

by Grey One •

A virtual machine makes it possible for your child to explore your computer freely without fears of configuration problems or lost files. If things do stop working, you can delete the virtual machine, restore from a backup, and the child is back with a working machine in just a few minutes You create a Virtual Machine by running another operating …