The operator of a now-defunct website that disclosed the identities and personal information of sex offenders and suspects said Thursday he had started the controversial online page because he thought they deserved heavier sentences.
Police said Wednesday that a Korean man in his 30s has pleaded guilty to operating a controversial website that disclosed the personal identities of sex offenders and suspects.
A website run by internet vigilantes is under investigation for going after alleged sex offenders, which led to the suicide of a university student in July.
A university student committed suicide after his identity was revealed on the Digital Prison, a name-and-shame website operated overseas to expose sex offenders. The victim filed a defamation suit against the site operator, but...
An online website called the “Digital Prison” is publishing the names of people who have been found guilty of serious crimes, especially those related to sex offenses.