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North Korea: Use a Cell Phone, Go Straight to Jail

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We already know that things are pretty strict in North Korea, but even with the passing of "Dear Leader," it looks like the rules are getting even stricter. In fact, if you are caught using a cell phone, you will be a deemed a war criminal and dealt with accordingly.

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New North Korea GPS jamming device has 100 kilometre range

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North Korea is working on a GPS jamming device that would work with an effective range of over 100 kilometres. Yes, this would be very frustrating for any foreigners who are trying to make their way around Pyongyang, but it's not like North Korea is terribly open to random tourists either. This clearly has more of a military application, disrupting GPS signals to the point of making them utterly unusable.

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