Korean crackdown

In South Korea the penalty for medical staff who take selfies of themselves with dead bodies and upload them online has been increased ten-fold, from the equivalent of $445 to $4,455.

The revised law on the dissection and preservation of corpses states that those who violate ethical and professional conduct of corpses can face an additional fine not exceeding 10 million won (currently almost $9,000) or one year in jail. Previously the penalty was a fine of up to three million won or one year in prison.

In February this year five doctors took a commemorative selfie of a foot dissection and put it on social media.

Picture source: Aleser