As long as the SK goverment protects Samsung and LG...
And as long as SK's communications authorities cling to old standars and to ms ie and refuse to open up the domestic standard so that other browswers can permit banking, and as long as local programming code pride and obsequious adherence to ms prevail, then Koreans using Linux and Apple will suffer having no iPad or iPhone or Android access to their banking and to MOST on-line purchasing. This has GOT to be an extreme irritant to all those tens of thousands of Koreans who travel abroad and use technology that is NOT Korea-compulsory, only to return home to having their MacBooks and iPads seem like junk next to ms ie, which is the only sanctioned browser (unless there is news newer than the links I provide below.)
These might interest you:
BUT, BUT, BUTTTTTT, make sure you have noscript running when you go to the Korea Times site. Google reports that several of the items flashing behind the flash are from rogue sites, some of which (i suspect) may be hijacked by NK or CN crackers...