After the death of K-pop star Sulli shone the light on cyberbullying in Korea, a law has been proposed to deal with anonymous online attacks.

After K-pop death, ‘Sulli’s Law’ being considered to fight cyberbullying

  • People use online forums to attack others anonymously, often with no idea of the damage they inflict
  • However, a law that demands people use their real identities online is hard to enforce and some say unconstitutional
Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop

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After the death of K-pop star Sulli shone the light on cyberbullying in Korea, a law has been proposed to deal with anonymous online attacks.
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Sulli was found dead this week. She had been the victim of vicious cyberbullying in the lead-up to her death.

Death of Sulli brings fears for K-pop idols’ mental health, as singers Mina and Taemin show support

  • Harsh schedules that involve long working hours, no privacy and malicious comments from anonymous cyberbullies online take their toll on stars
  • Agencies such as SM Entertainment are blamed for not protecting their artists against the extreme pressures of fame
Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop

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Sulli was found dead this week. She had been the victim of vicious cyberbullying in the lead-up to her death.
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