South Korea now blocking new KCNA site

South Korea has begun blocking domestic access to the recently launched KCNA website that operates from North Korea’s IP space. Internet users trying to access the site now get redirected to the National Police Agency’s static warning page.

The move isn’t a surprise. The writing was on the wall for the website as soon as it started getting reported in South Korean media.

I checked this afternoon and the government hasn’t blocked the entire IP address range. Right now it looks like it’s just affecting the single KCNA website.

Here’s my story: PC World


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