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Hotel Del Luna actress IU takes legal action cyber bully; court orders accused to pay over Rs. 1.90 lakhs fine for spreading online hate

en Bollywood News Hotel Del Luna actress IU takes legal action cyber bully; court orders accused to pay over Rs. 1.90 lakhs fine for spreading online hate

A cyber bully targeting IU has been ordered to pay a 3 million won fine by the court.

South Korean singer-actor IU’s agency EDAM Entertainment announced that they are in the process of taking legal action against the cyber bullies of the artist and other online hate comments for defamation, the spread of false information and personal attacks on the artist.

Hotel Del Luna actress IU takes legal action cyber bully; court orders accused to pay over Rs. 1.90 lakhs fine for spreading online hate

Hotel Del Luna actress IU takes legal action cyber bully; court orders accused to pay over Rs. 1.90 lakhs fine for spreading online hate

As per Korea JoongAng Daily, a malicious commenter targeting the celebrity has been ordered to pay a 3 million won (over Rs. 1.90 lakhs) fine by the court. "We have been collecting proof from various anonymous online communities since last year," the agency said in a post shared on social media.

"We will continue to take strict measures against malicious behavior toward our artists, as they will be met with legal consequences. Through this post, we make it clear that there will be no leniency to malicious comments […] We promise to do our best until all malicious comments are eradicated."

As per the report, EDAM was able to gather information about a malicious commenter and found evidence of crimes as well, which they submitted to the respective investigative agency. During investigations, the commenter pleaded guilty to all the charges, said EDAM, and was charged a fine of 3 million won (over Rs. 1.90 lakhs) for breaking various laws under the Act on Promotion of Information and Communications Network Utilization and Information Projection.

Also Read: Hotel Del Luna star IU donates 200 million won to help cancer patients and low-income families


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