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North Korea introduces Manbang, a streaming service akin to Netflix

By jubilantj   Friday, August 26, 2016   21,548   150   27
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The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is finally catching up to the rest of the world with their non-warfare related technology. 


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The New York Times reported Thursday that the hermit nation recently launched a streaming service called Manbangclaiming that it is a North Korean version of Netflix. Netflix lampoons this latest innovation from North Korea with their revised Twitter bio which now reads, "Manbang knockoff." 




Manbang is yet another channel for Kim Jong Un to spread his propaganda and delivers on-demand videos to the North Korean citizens through a set-top box. According to boingboing.net, a North Korean news report credits 'Mangbang' for solidifying the nation's "socialist cultural power" and giving its citizens the power to watch their country "make a leap forward every day, every hour." North Korean citizens can also pick up the English and Russian languages via learning materials provided on the streaming service. Manbang is a service exclusive to North Korea over their own version of the internet named Kwangmyong

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daFoolio Monday, August 29, 2016

stupid stupid stupid... anything NK 'gives' to its citizens its just another portal for more crap to enter their brains~~

krell Saturday, August 27, 2016

And she said "We are all just prisoners here (in N.KOREA), of our own device" ... And in the (KIM JUNG UN) master's chambers ... They gathered for the feast ... They (N.KOREAN citizens) stab it with their steely knives ... But they just can't kill the beast (KIM JUNG UN) ... Last thing I remember ... I was Running for the Door ... I had to find the passage back ... To the place I was before ... "Relax, " said the night man ... "We are programmed to receive" ... (For @BigBlueAgain) ... You can CHECK-OUT any time you like ... BUT YOU CAN NEVER LEAVE !!! ...

krell Saturday, August 27, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y77LT8XcGI0 ... <-- THE EAGLES are the fifth-highest-selling music act (Global) and the (#1) highest-selling American band in U.S. history ... SORRY on spelling KIM *JONG* UN (N.KOREA) incorrectly above ... I had Jessica JUNG on the mind (seem good excuse) ... ;-)

federick Saturday, August 27, 2016

AKP cannot agree if they will use singular or plural verb forms in their headlines

theblockbuster Saturday, August 27, 2016

The name really wasn't thought through was it... Sounds like some gay porn

ges111 Saturday, August 27, 2016

Manbang knockoff LOOOOOOOOOOOOL

manongja Saturday, August 27, 2016

This is funny.

ShayMin Saturday, August 27, 2016

Sounds like a gay porn site

SuperFly_Snuka Saturday, August 27, 2016

Lol boring

Lexxxie Friday, August 26, 2016

How many of North Korea's citizens can actually afford this service?

kpopfan7 Friday, August 26, 2016

For 10,000 NK won you can stream your favorite shows like "Keeping up with the Kims" "Game of Wons" "The Kim Jong Theory" and enjoy Manbang Originals "House of Un" and "Kim Jong Un is the New Black"

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