April 21, 2024

North Korea Hackathon kicks off in San Francisco

North Korea 'hackathon' attended by "Bay Area technologists, investors, engineers, designers"

SAN FRANCISCO – A North Korea 'hackathon' begun in San Francisco early Saturday, with defectors and human rights activists from South Korea kicking off the two-day event with presentations about the DPRK information environment.

Defector and democracy activist Park Sang Hak, who conducts balloon drops across the DMZ, was joined by technology smuggler Choi Song Il and Park Yeon Mi, a young female defector known for her regular appearances on South Korean television.

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