S. Korean man acquitted of praising North by retweets - Tech News

August 29, 2014 4:05 AM

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SEOUL: South Korea's top court on Thursday acquitted a man accused of sympathising with North Korea by retweeting posts by its government, arguing his action poses little threat to national security.

Park Jeong-Geun, a 26-year-old photographer, was arrested and charged in 2012 of violating the National Security Law by retweeting posts by the North's official Twitter account.

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