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81 Web Sites Busted for Alleged Sex Trafficking

Posted September. 17, 2009 08:37,   


The Korea Communications Commission said yesterday that it caught 81 Web sites that brokered and induced sex trafficking.

The commission ordered the deletion of harmful information and denial of service for Web users who uploaded such materials in a crackdown conducted Aug. 19-26.

The Web sites caught allegedly used secret language implying sex trafficking, and presented men and women’s sexual images while promoting bars and entertainment establishments.

The commission ordered 37 (46 percent) of the 81 sites to deny service to illicit users, and instructed Internet service providers to block access by domestic users to 25 (31 percent) that provide illegal Korean-language content from overseas.

Nineteen Web sites were also ordered to delete problematic information.