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South Korea's 'nth rooms' are toxic mixture of tech, sex and crime

Country must face up to pervasive misogyny which allows online abuse to flourish

| South Korea

Haeryun Kang is the creative director of videocusIN, a media incubator in Seoul. Her most recent short film is "Color of Rage: The Nth Room."

You might not know if you were sitting next to an "nth room" criminal on the subway in Seoul, even if he was committing a crime at that very moment. All it would look like is a man typing on his phone, scrolling down, snickering, smiling.

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