The "Nth Room Incident" is a sexual exploitation case that occurred in South Korea from the second half of 2018 to March 2020. The founder, Godgod (갓갓), established multiple chat rooms on the instant messaging software Telegram, in which multiple women were interviewed. Sexual threats, defrauding victims of nude photos or indecent videos, including being asked to engrave on their bodies, forced to eat excrement, etc. As many as 74 victims, including 16 underage girls, the youngest age is only 11 years old. The "Doctor" who followed up later went even further, publishing similar content and selling it for profit. After the incident broke out, the Korean society was in an uproar. Netizens launched a request on the Korean government's national petition page to
"request the police to expose the personal data Photo Restoration Service of group owners who spread underage sexual exploitation videos on Telegram and make them public", and there were multiple petitions requesting the disclosure of the true identities of all subscribed members. In total, more than three million people signed up. South Korean President Moon Jae-in announced that the government will delete all videos involved in the case, provide victims with legal, medical and other necessary support, and formulate fundamental countermeasures to eliminate online sex crimes. The incident ended with Godgod (갓갓) and Dr. each being sentenced to decades in prison, but various sexual exploitation incidents on the Internet are still emerging one after another. To this end, Netflix launched the documentary "Internet Purgatory:
Expose Room N", which interviewed the relevant personnel involved in the investigation at that time, restored the whole incident, and went online on May 18. In terms of documentary logic, the "Nth Room Incident" is a topic that can be big or small. If it is bigger, it can be linked with online pornography crimes all over the world, and conduct philosophical discussions on human nature and social systems; Going deep into the incident itself, regarding the relationship between the victim and the perpetrator, in light of the unique cultural and social conditions of Korean society, to explore "why this happens on the Internet in Korea" and "how Koreans deal with it", you can Said there are too many options to get in. It's a pity that director Choi Jin-sung chose the most innocuous entry point.