Tuesday, October 24, 2006

The Information Divide - North Korea, the ultimate have-not

The New York Times column by Tom Zeller, Jr., linked above, calls North Korea the Black Hole of the Internet. Where in the People's Republic of China, Internet access is monitored and filtered, in North Korea, Internet access is pretty much non-existent. Read the article. This image is a Department of Defense satellite night image of the two Koreas. The column equates the light sparkling across South Korea with information access.

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