Apple’s Newest Fanboi?

Posted by Clif Burns at 2:39 pm on March 29, 2013
Category: BISNorth Korea Sanctions

Photo By Korean Central News Agency (derivative work; fair use)

Well, well, well.   It seems that North Korea’s well-fed Dear Leader is planning his attack on the United States mainland using a 21.5 inch aluminum unibody iMac.  Or perhaps he just uses it to play Call of Duty Mac Edition in between snacks and drawing pictures.  It’s hard to tell.

But, you may ask, what’s he doing with an iMac?  Don’t we have laws against that? Yes, we do. Currently, exports to North Korea of all items other than food and medicine classified as EAR99 require a license from the Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”). An iMac is classified as ECCN 5A992. Under EAR § 742.19(b)(vii), licenses to export 5A992 items to North Korea are subject to a general policy of denial, so I think we can reasonably assume that no license was issued by BIS to export the iMac to our Dear Leader.

So where did he get it? Um, where do you think? China, probably..


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Dennis Rodman gave it to him loaded with NBA 2013…

Comment by Scotty Pippen on March 29th, 2013 @ 2:51 pm

Probably photoshopped…like his stealth aircraft!

Comment by Dave on March 30th, 2013 @ 7:35 am

Is Dennis Ridman a food or a medicine? Perhaps USA’s secret weapon!

Comment by Dave on March 30th, 2013 @ 7:41 am

Oh Dear Leader,please move up to the latest generation 27″ iMac all in one desktop computer.It is soooo beautiful.Your old iMac looks soooo yesterday.The new model is fast,runs cool,and has a sexy thin design.Treat yourself to the best.

Comment by Paul Thompson on March 30th, 2013 @ 9:58 am

Can anybody tell what that white, cylindrical object is next to the picture frame?

Comment by Chris W. on April 2nd, 2013 @ 4:43 pm