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North Korea Accidentally Revealed Their Internet To The World

Talk about North Korean internet in conversation and people are likely to chuckle, thinking you're making some sort of ironic joke statement about the country's lack of freedom.

But North Korea actually has access to an internet of sorts, which the rest of the world was given a glimpse when "one of North Korea’s top level nameservers was accidentally configured to allow global DNS zone transfers."

The accidental unveiling was shared on a GitHub data dump, which was naturally linked to by Reddit, and the world was given a glimpse of the 28 websites which make up the North Korean Net.

There's a social media site called "Friend", a tour-booking site, the Kim Il Sung University webpage, a maritime administration page, a sports page, a spiritual guidance page and this "news" site:

As expected the sites are pretty lackluster and antiquated looking compared to the rest of the World Wide Web, and also as expected there wasn't one porn site or one site that didn't mention their Glorious Leader.

Read North Korea's Internet Only Has 28 Websites But They Sure Are Sweet here


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