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Google’s South Korean penalty highlights innovation concerns; momentum builds for US anti-graft laws
24 September 2021 00:00
Google’s clash with South Korea’s antitrust enforcer over allegations the search giant engaged in abuse of dominance against smart-device markers in the Android operating-system market isn’t over yet: Google is set to appeal the $176 million fine it received from the Korea Fair Trade Commission. Yet the landmark penalty has set the tone for the regulator’s clash with digital platforms over concerns they are stifling innovation on smart devices. Also on today’s podcast: Stars align in the US Congress over anti-corruption laws, with bipartisan support for the slate of bills now being considered.
The South Korean competition regulator's decision to fine Google for abuse of dominance in the Android OS market
US Congress to tackle anticorruption legislation, including bill to outlaw foreign bribe solicitationA slate of US anticorruption legislation, including a bill that would outlaw the solicitation of bribes by foreign officials