Survey on Real Name System (인터넷 실명제)

Albert Kim IB EE



A red asterisk (*) indicates required questions.


  1. As a citizen of South Korea, do you think a person’s behaviour on the internet reflects upon this country?*
    Yes
    No


  1. How many IDs have you made in Korean websites (estimate)?*
    0
    1-5
    6-10
    11-20
    21-30
    31-50
    51-75
    76 or more


  1. Of these, how many required your Residential Registration Number (주민등록번호)?*
    None of them
    5% or less
    6%-10%
    11%-25%
    26%-50%
    51%-75%
    76%-99%
    100%


  1. In Korean websites, you are required to write down your Residential Registration Number (주민등록번호). What do you think of this? (check the option that best fits)*
    Do not see it as a problem / do not care
    Find it annoying
    Think it is covenant that so much information about me is centrally stored
    Think it is an invasion of prviacy


  1. Have you ever decided to NOT use a site because it required your Residential Registration Number (주민등록번호)?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Have you ever used your parents Residential Registration Number (주민등록번호) because you thought it is inconvenient to get a permission from your parents via internet?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you know why the Korean Government requires the use of the Residential Registration Number?*
    Yes
    No


  1. Do you think it is necessary to type in Residential Registration Number (주민등록번호) to verify your identification?*
    Yes
    No


  1. South Korea is one of the only countries that require citizens to use a national number on the Internet. How does this make you feel about your country?*
    Does not change my opinion about my country.
    Glad that my country monitors internet activities.
    Wish my country were like other countries and did not monitor internet activities.


  1. In your opinion, does real name system make your internet usage more or less secure?*
    More secure
    Less Secure
    It does not impact security


  1. Do you like the real name system?*
    Yes
    No


  1. If you do not like the system, do you have any suggestions of how to improve this system in South Korea?