A person who sold a pirated copy of the famous Netflix series’ Squid game’ in North Korea has been convicted to death. The USA-based independent news agency reports that the person was taken into custody. The officials caught high schools students watching Squid games in school.
As per the report, the illegal copy was smuggled from China on USB flash drives, and the smuggler faced life sentences. While the remaining who was watching the series have been punished for five years of hard labor. However, authorities and teachers were also fired and faced punishment to work in remote mines.
Moreover adds that feedback for conviction has created anxiety in public because of the massive spread of pirated movies.
According to a report by Variety, North Korea recently passed rule” Elimination of Reactionary Thought and Culture” act in December of 2020. That banned the entrance and circulation of cultural content like movies, plays, music, and books. However, with a closer look, it seems to be the purpose of preventing media spread from South Korea and The United States.
Those caught watching and distributing are liable to be punished to the full extent of the law. Unfortunately, it does not happen the first time. As per widespread reports in April, the man was present in public for selling drives and CDs. Additionally, include South Korean content.
Huge on Netflix
Squid Game is a South Korean survival mystery created through Hwang Dong-hyuk. The collection chronicles a ragtag organization of closely in debt contestants. However, agree to participate in a mysterious survival game with a nearly $40 million grand prize. The game requires the gambling of numerous conventional children’s video games with deadly twists.
Squid Game keeps streaming global on Netflix. The collection creator has publicly expressed interest in including some other round of episodes. However, Netflix has but to announce the subsequent season of the smash hit show. Netflix is presently not available in China. But Squid Game has been pirated among fans far & huge throughout the country.