June 06, 2023

Judge Juche: how North Korean front companies sell their software to the world

Difficulties in tracking sources of digital wares pose challenges to those complying with sanctions

This article is the fourth of a series produced by the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies exclusively for NK News. For this series, we’ve chosen to focus on the legal (mis)adventures of North Korean entities and individuals overseas. You can read part one here, part two here, and part three here.

Supply-chain management isn’t exactly the hottest of topics. But it is crucial to ensuring compliance with national and international sanctions regimes on North Korea.