Prehistoric Korea and Gojoseon The Korean Academy claimed ancient hominid fossils originating from about , BC in the lava at a stone city site in Korea. Fluorescent and high-magnetic analyses indicate the volcanic fossils may be from as early as , BC. In BC, the Han dynasty defeated Gojoseon and installed four commanderies in the northern Korean peninsula. Three of the commanderies fell or retreated westward within a few decades, but the Lelang commandery remained as a center of cultural and economic exchange with successive Chinese dynasties for four centuries. By , Goguryeo annexed all of the Chinese commanderies. Proto—Three Kingdoms Main article:
Censorship of Twitter
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According to Michael Breen , censorship in South Korea is rooted in the South Korean government's historical tendency to see themselves as "the benevolent parent of the masses". However, anonymity on the internet has undermined the system of Korean honorifics and social hierarchies, making it easier for South Koreans to subject political leaders to "humiliation". In the first period, from to , the government passed the Telecommunications Business Act TBA , which was the first internet censorship law in the world. The ICEC pursued criminal prosecutions of those who make unlawful statements and blocked several foreign websites.
Pornography by region
Internet censorship in Iran In , during Iranian presidential election , the Iranian government blocked Twitter due to fear of protests being organised. Censorship in Israel In , access to comments by the American blogger Richard Silverstein about a criminal investigation , which involved a minor and therefore was under a gag order according to Israeli law, was blocked to Israeli IP addresses , following a request by Israel's Ministry of Justice. Internet in North Korea From April , North Korea started to block Twitter, "in a move underscoring its concern with the spread of online information".
Botswana[ edit ] The possession of "Indecent and obscene material such as pornographic books, magazines, films, videos, DVDs and software" is prohibited in Botswana. Possession or import of such material is illegal and punishable by a fine or up to 4 years' imprisonment. In the country's Prosecutor General ordered government ministries to block the websites,  and the Administrative Court repeated its order for the Cabinet to block pornographic websites in The legal status of Internet pornography in Ethiopia is uncertain. However, it does not apply much on Internet pornography; porn websites are widely accessible in Morocco.