Wooyoung Lee is a correspondent based in MLex’s Seoul office, South Korea, covering antitrust, privacy and data security, mergers and acquisitions and financial services. Wooyoung has more than a decade of experience in journalism, public policy and research. She has worked and written for news outlets including The Korea Herald, Al Jazeera International, Bloomberg BNA, Monocle, among others.
She worked as a foreign service officers for policy and research at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea. She holds a BA in Linguistics from Kyunghee University and an MSc from the Sociology department of the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Selected Insights by Wooyoung
Scatter Lab, the South Korean developer of Artificial Intelligence chatbot named Iruda, is the target of a new investigation by the South Korean privacy regulator.
Businesses in South Korea should significantly step up reviews of their data-collection and management practices.
A recent competition hearing involving South Korea’s Internet giant Naver has raised an issue: reverse discrimination.
Apple and Google's app stores have been causing a wave of concern for antitrust regulators recently that began in the EU and US.
Google has found itself at the center of antitrust scrutiny and growing complaints by local app developers in South Korea.