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North Korea 'puts block on Instagram'

Published 22/06/2015

The Instagram service is being blocked in North Korea, according to reports
The Instagram service is being blocked in North Korea, according to reports

Warnings are appearing on Instagram accounts in North Korea that claim access to the popular photo-sharing app is being denied and the site blacklisted for harmful content.

Opening the app with mobile devices on the North Korean carrier Koryolink has resulted in a notification in English saying: "Warning! You can't connect to this website because it's in blacklist site."

A similar notice in Korean says the site contains harmful content, though that is not mentioned in the English version.

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