In the News – American web designer shocked his latest theme was used by North Korea
An official website promotes the culture and society of North Korea — and it was designed with a $15 template created by a South Californian designer.
The old version of the North Korean website, prior to a recent update with a flashy new design.
Robert Westmore of Southern California designs websites for a living — but he was shocked to learn that he had designed a new homepage for the reclusive North Korean regime.
“I had no idea,” he told FoxNews.com in an interview. “Honestly, I didn’t even know North Korea had a website.”
While the notorious totalitarian government continues to spend hundreds of millions on failed rocket launches, North Korea skimps in other areas, notably web design. Indeed the country spent just $15 redesigning its national homepage, korea-dpr.com — a fact accidentally discovered by an unsuspecting college student. Continue reading