What’s Current: Two men arrested for setting up spycams in 30 hotels throughout South Korea

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  • Two men have been arrested for secretly filming guests in hotels throughout South Korea. The Guardian reports:

“Mini-cameras with 1mm lenses were found in digital boxes, hair dryer holders and wall sockets. More than 800 illegally filmed videos were livestreamed via a server based overseas.

By the time the site was taken down this month, the suspects had earned 7m won ($6,200 USD) from 97 people who paid a monthly fee to access the material, the Korea Herald said.”

  • A University of Illinois study shows that 31 per cent of Americans still expect women to prioritize family roles over careers.
  • The Birmingham, Alabama Women’s March will focus on the wellness of black women and provide mental and physical health resources for women of colour.
  • Forbes reports that women are 23 per cent less likely to have internet access due to cultural and economic restrictions that bar women from using technology.
Meghan McCarty
Meghan McCarty

Meghan McCarty is an undergraduate student and aspiring journalist living in the United States.

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