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USB drives that look like bombs

In this episode, we’re going into the depths of North Korea to conduct one of the greatest hacks of all time. To find a way to inject information into a country run by totalitarian regime.

A big thanks to Yeonmi Park for sharing her story with us. Also thanks to Alex Gladstein for telling us the inside story.

You can find more about Flash Drive For Freedom at flashdrivesforfreedom.org.

Yeonmi’s book:

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Attribution

Darknet Diaries is created by Jack Rhysider.

Episode artwork by odibagas.

Audio cleanup by Proximity Sound.

Theme music created by Breakmaster Cylinder. Theme song available for listen and download at bandcamp. Or listen to it on Spotify.

Equipment

Recording equipment used this episode was the Shure SM7B, a cloudlifter, Motu M2, Sony MDR7506 headphones, and Hindenburg audio editor.

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[START OF RECORDING] JACK: A quick warning first; this episode is dark and intended for mature audiences. There’s not any swear words in it but we do talk about torture and human suffering. Not in a super-graphic way that’s gonna make you vomit, but it does come up so if that bothers you, maybe skip this one.

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