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Date : November 29, 2022
N. Korea collects info of participants in virtual technology expo
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NK collects personal information of participants in virtual technology expo

North Korea collected personal information from people who connected to last month’s virtually hosted National Exhibition of IT Successes, Daily NK has learned.

A source in North Korea told Daily NK on Tuesday that state institutions and groups participated in the National Exhibition of IT Successes with the password they use to connect to the state intranet network, but individuals had to enter information such as their name and place of residence.

Many virtually conducted online expos try to attract as many people as they can, so they rarely ask for personal information, except for special instances such as expos with admission fees.

However, North Korea appears to have collected personal information to learn the identity of the expo’s visitors. ......

[Source: Daily NK]

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